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THE Class of 1920 fares forth into a jaundiced world. To keep the balance 
between chauvinism and internationalism is the brave task it has to confront. 
Medio tutissimus ibis. Any Red excess will, of course, be followed by anarchy 
if successful, by repression and reaction if not. And any suppression of personal liberties 
to which long and long-cherished and inculcated tradition has accustomed us — free 
speech, free press, the pursuit of happiness — in our own way and not by the dictates of 
the propagandist who can command a majority at the psychological moment — any sup- 
pression of those liberties means reversion to the medievalism against which democracy 
fought the late war, and either quiescence there or beginning the struggle over again. 
It may be true that patriotism causes all wars; it is none the less true that patriotism 
is an instinct and not merely a fomented passion, if a monster, then a monster to be 
curbed and guided lest it take the bit into its teeth. It may be, too, that the 
time is ripe to obliterate national boundaries and fuse the world into a cohesive unit. 
If so, woe to the refractory. Or it may be that one Monroe Doctrine clearly defined 
and backed to the limit can do more than a thousand iridescent Leagues of Nations 
toward the achievement of peace. There are judicious minds who hesitate between the 
two, and the choice is a grave responsibility. To join issue because of the weight of 
this or that authority, or even because of this or that persuasion, unless it be founded 
on more than instinct or prejudice, is frivolous and may be fatal. And yet, to waive 
the choice is worse; it is to court the fate which, when the Class of 1920 was entering 
college, pessimists feared our country might incur, the fate of those angels "who were 
not rebellious, nor were faithful to God, but for themselves were." 

It is safe (and easy) to say we want the utmost liberty consistent with stability 
and the utmost breadth consistent with that veneration for our own history and 
institutions and love for our country which is called patriotism and which is as natural 
as hunger or thirst or human love. To define the limits and to keep within them is 
the task — old as the world, but more than ever now concrete and imminent — which 
awaits the Class of 1920. 

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Administration., Officers of . . 14 

Advertising Section 

Alumnae, Officers of ... 42 

Presidents of Simmons College 

Clubs 42 

Athletics 169 

Calendar 10 

Class Officers, Four Years . .113 

1920 43 

1921 115 

1922 121 

1923 129 

College Graduates 135 

Commencement, 1919 .... 193 

Corporation 12 

Council 13 

Delegations 187 

Dramatics 163 

Faculty 17 

Academic Courses: 

Department of Biology and Pub- 
lic Health 34 

Department of Chemistry . . 36 


Faculty (Continued) 

Department of Economics . . 40 
Department of Education . . 39 
Department of English ... 27 
Department of Fine Arts ... 40 
Department of History . . .31 
Department of Modern Languages 29 
Department of Physical Training 41 
Department of Physics ... 38 
Department of Psychology . . 41 
Department of Sociology ... 32 

Technical Courses: 

Household Economics ... 19 

Library Science 25 

Secretarial Studies .... 23 

Former Members of Class of 1920 109 

Junior Prom 191 

Microchaos 216 

Microcosm Board 142 

"Mic JJ Show 144 

Musical Societies 183 

Organizations 147 

Academy, The 150 

Christian Science Society . . . 160 

Civic League 153 

Dormitory Government . . .152 
Honor Board 155 

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Organizations (Continued) 

Menorah Society 159 

Newman Club 161 

Simmons College Review . .154 
State Clubs 157 

Student Alumnae Building Com- 
mittee 156 

Student Government .... 149 

Y.W.C.A 158 


Statistics 203 

Students Following Irregular or 

Partial Programs . . .139 

Sundial 195 

To the Class of 1920 (Mr. Charles 

Marshall Underwood ... 7 

Unclassified Students .... 140 

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September 15-16 Registration 

17 President's Meeting 

18 Opening of College Year 

" 23 Y.W.C.A. Reception and Tea 

26 Dormitory Government Dance 

October 2 S. A.A. Rally 

3 Student Government Party 

" 7 Mr. Eddy spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

15 Menorah Society Tea 

" 16 Student Government Mass Meeting 

" 20 Corporation Tea 

" 2+ "Mic Show" 

" 25 Dramatic Club Party 

28 Founder's Day Convocation 

30 Y.W.CA. Hallowe'en Party 

31 Hallowe'en Party at the Dormitories 

November 1 Junior-Freshman Party 

" 4 Mr. Leavitt spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

" 5 Student Government Council Dinner 

" 8 Senior-Freshman Party 

14 Senior House Warming 

15 Sophomore Luncheon 

17 Mr. James Porter spoke to Civic League 

19 College Graduate Tea 

" 21 Glee Club Concert 

24 Mrs. Monica Ewer spoke to Civic League 

26-Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Recess 

December 2 Dr. Calkins spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

6 Mr. Wilfred Humphries spoke to Civic League 

(■"Suppressed Desires" 

" 12-13 Dramatics-^ 

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18 Christmas Party 

15-19 December Examinations 

19-Jan. 7 Christmas Vacation 


January 8 Student Government Mass Meeting 

12 Student Government Mass Meeting 


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January 13 Mr. Henry H. Crane spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

13 Student Government Mass Meeting 

1+ Student Government Mass Meeting 

16—17 Student Government Dance 

22 Mr. Felix Weiss spoke to Civic League 

February 2-7 Midyears 

13 Brown Glee Club Concert and Dance 

" 17 Miss Dexter spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

19 "Pop the Question" Day 

21 Junior-Alumnas Party 

22 Junior-Alumnae Conference 

24 Mr. Enoch Bell spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

26 Mr. Charles Zueblin spoke to Civic League 

27-28 Glee Club Concert 

March 1 Dr. James Walsh spoke to Civic League 

" 3 Yon Chau Fusan spoke at Y.W.C.A. 

6 Senior Faculty Party 

" 16 S.A.A. Mass Meeting 

19-20 Dramatics — "Eliza Comes to Stay" 

20 Freshman-Junior Party 

25-April 6 Spring Vacation 

April 9 Somerset Dance 

10 Freshman-Senior Party 

17 Freshman Frolic 

24 Sophomore-Freshman Party 

30 Junior Prom 

May 1 Junior Tea Dance 

15 Tennis 

21 Student Government Party 

" 22 Field Day 

29 Junior-Senior Picnic 

31-June 10 Final Examinations 

June 11 Senior Prom 

" 12 Class Day 

13 Baccalaureate Sunday 

14 President's Reception 

" 15 Senior Luncheon 


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HENRY LEFAVOUR, Ph.D., LL.D., Boston, President 

ROBERT TREAT PAINE, 2D, A.B., Boston, Treasurer 

JOHN WASHBURN BARTOL, A.B., M.D., Milton, Clerk 







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HENRY LEFAVOUR, Ph.D., LL.D., President 


MARION EDWARDS PARK, Ph.D., Associate Dean 





GERTRUDE JANE BURNETT, S.B., Assistant to the President 

ALICE IRENE MANDELL, Ph.B., Assistant to the Dean 


VERTA IOLA MILLS, S.B., Assistant to the Secretary 

MARION TENNY CRAIG, S.B., Secretary to the Director of the School 
of Library Science 

MARION PFAFFMAN, Office Secretary of the School of Social Work 

FLORENCE CHARLOTTE ABBOTT, S.B., Secretary to the Director 
of the School of Household Economics 

EMILY ALICE DAY, Assistant to the Bursar 

SARAH ETHEL GALLAGHER, S.B., Assistant to the Recorder 

SIBYL. SOROKER, S.B., Secretary to the Director of the School of Educa- 
tion for Store Service 

RAE MANDELSTAM, S.B., Assistant to the Registrar 

GERTRUDE EDITH O'NEIL, S.B., Secretary to the Director of the 
School of Secretarial Studies 

MARY AGNES SHERIDAN, Office Secretary of the School of Educa- 
tion for Store Service 

BRENDA DOVER WOOD, Secretary to the Director of the School of 
Public Health Nursing 

FLORENCE CROWELL, S.B., Assistant to the Registrar 


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ALICE LUCILE HOPKINS, A.B., S.B., Assistant Librarian 

BERTHA VINCENT HARTYELL, A.B., S.B., Librarian of the Social 
Service Library 

JENNIE CLIFTON FROST, A.B., S.B., Assistant in the Library 

EMMA ELIZABETH SAMPSON, S.B., Assistant in the Library 

ELLA MARGUERITE COATS, S.B., Assistant in the Library 

BEATRICE FRANCES LANE, S.B., Assistant in the Library 

CLARA M. ENOS, Director of the Dormitories 

EMILY HALE, Assistant Director of the Dormitories 

ANNIE LOUISE BEAN, Assistant Director of the Dormitories 

ELIZABETH MAY GOODRICH, House Superintendent 

ALICE EVANNAH PHILBRICK, Assistant House Superintendent 

BEATRICE IRENE PRAY, Assistant House Superintendent 


Matrons of College Houses 
in Brookline 

HANS WOLDO RABE, A.B., Manager of the Simmons Cooperative 



HENRY LEFAVOUR, President. A.B., 
Williams College, 1883; Ph.D., Williams 
College, 1886; LL.D., Williams College, 
1902; Tufts College, 1905; Additional 
course, University of Berlin. 

Formerly: Instructor in Williston Seminary; Professor 
and Dean, Williams College; President of Simmons 
College from 1902. 

Societies: Phi Beta Kappa; Trustee, Williams College; 
Trustee, Boston State Hospital; Fellow, American Acad- 
emy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow, American Association 
for the Advancement of Science ; Colonial Society of 
Massachusetts; American Political Science Association; 
New England Historic Genealogical Society; American 
Economic Association; American Sociological Association; 
Chairman of Trustees, Women's Educational and Indus- 
trial Union; Member, Executive Committee, North Bennet 
Street Industrial School; St. Botolph Club; Boston City 
Club; City Club of New York. 

fessor of the Theory and Practice of Edu- 
cation. A.M., Tufts College. 

Formerly: Principal of Schools, St. Johnsbury, Vt. ; 
Director of Training School for Teachers, Saratoga, New 
York; for seven years Supervisor of Primary Schools, 
Minneapolis, Minn. ; for seven years Supervisor of Schools, 
Boston, Mass. ; for five years member of the Massachu- 
setts State Board of Education ; Dean of Simmons Col- 
lege since its opening in 1902. 

Publications: W aymarks for Teachers; Reading. How 
to Teach it; Stepping Stones to Literature Series (with 
C. D. Gilbert) ; The Mother Tongue, Lessons in Compo- 
sition and Rhetoric (with George Lyman Kittredge and 
John Hayes Gardiner) ; With Pencil and Pen; See and 
Say Series. 

Societies: The Mayflower Club; Executive Committee, 
Women's City Club; Executive Committee of Women's 
Education Association; Member of Board of Trustees, 
Women's Educational and Industrial Union; American 
Home Economics Association ; American Sociological 

Dean, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr 

Formerly: Assistant Professor of Classics, Colorado 
College, 1903-1907. Acting Dean, Bryn Mawr College, 


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Dietetics, and Director of the School of 
Household Economics. S.B., Massachu- 
setts Institute of Technology, 1903; 
Ph.D., Yale University, 1910. 

Formerly: Private Assistant to Dr. S. P. Mulliken, ! 
1903-1904; Instructor in Simmons College, 1904-1908; 
Assistant Professor in Chemistry in Simmons College, 

Publications: Some Peculiarities of the Proteolytic Ac- 
tivity of Pappain (with L. B. Mendel) ; The Erepsin of \ 
the Cabbage. 

Societies: Sigma Xi. Association of Collegiate Alumnae, 
Association of the Women of the Massachusetts In- 
stitute of Technology, American Home Economics As- 

ULA M. DOW, Associate Professor of Cookery, in charge of the Division 
of Cookery. B.S., Kansas State Agricultural College, 1905; M.S., 
Columbia University, 1913; Additional courses at the Framingham 
Normal School, 1 905-1 906. 

Formerly: Instructor at Kansas State Agricultural College, 1906-1914; Head of the 
Department of Domestic Science at Kansas State Agricultural College, 1914; Extension 
work at Kansas Agricultural College and at Cornell University. 

Society: American Home Economics Association. 

ELLA JOSEPHINE SPOONER, Associate Professor of Domestic Art, 
in charge of the Division of Domestic Art. Graduate of Framingham 
Normal School; Harvard Summer School, 1898 and 1913-1914; Sim- 
mons College, 1905-1906; Columbia Summer School, 1909 and 1911. 

Formerly: Instructor, Perkins Institution for the Blind; Private Teaching, Boston Trade 
School for Girls, Andover Guild Evening Classes; Andover Guild Summer School, 1908 
and 1910. 

Societies: American Home Economics Association, New England Home Economics Asso- 
ciation, Eastern Manual Training and Art Teachers' Association, Society for the Promotion 
of Industrial Education, Alumnae Council of Framingham Normal School. 


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SOPHRONIA MARIA ELLIOTT, Assistant Professor of Household 
Management, in charge of the Division of Household Management. 
A.M., Brown University. 

Formerly: Providence and Boston Public Schools; School of Housekeeping, Boston; 
Simmons College, 1902. 

Publications: Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning (joint author with Mrs. Ellen H. 
Richards) ; Household Bacteriology; Household Hygiene; Articles in magazines and papers. 

Societies: Health Education League, Women of Technology Association, New England 
Home Economics Association, American Home Economics Association. 

ALICE NORTON DIKE, Assistant Professor of Cookery. B.L., Smith 
College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; School of House- 

Formerly: Teacher, Robinson Seminary, Exeter, N. H. ; Teacher, School of Housekeeping, 
Boston ; Experiments and Recipes in Cookery I, Simmons College, 1912. 

ELIZABETH MAY GOODRICH, Assistant Professor of Institutional 
Management, in charge of the Division of Institutional Management. 

Formerly: Assistant House Superintendent. 

THERESA M. DAY, Instructor in Cookery and Dietetics. S.B., Simmons 

Formerly: Assistant in Household Economics, Simmons College; Teacher of Cookery in 
Everett Public Schools; Instructor in Chemistry, Parker Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, New 
York. Il , ,,: 

LUCY HOLCOMB GILLETT, A.M., Director of the Dietetics Bureau, 
League for Preventive Work; Lecturer on Dietetics in Social Service. 

AMY CAMPBELL, Instructor in Domestic Art. 

MARILLA JEANETTE BUTLER, S.B., Instructor in Domestic Art. 

ELEANOR SOPHIA DAVIS, A.B., S.B., Instructor in Sewing. 


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RUBY A. HOLSTROM, Instructor in Sewing. B.A., Lake Forest Col- 
lege, Illinois, 1910; M.A., University of Chicago, 191 5. 

Formerly: Teacher, Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois. 

LOUISE FEE LACEY, A.B., S.B., Instructor in Cookery. 
RUTH TOWNSEND LEHMAN, A.B., Instructor in Cookery. 
HAZEL OAKES LITTLEFIELD, S.B., Instructor in Cookery. 
ELEANOR MANNING, Instructor in Architecture. 

HARRIET HORNER, Special Assistant in Decoration and Design. 
Graduate of Amy M. Sacker School and of Pratt Institute, School of 
Fine and Applied Arts. 

Formerly: Taught at Hebrew Technical School, New York City, and at School of Oc- 
cupational Therapy, Boston. 

DAISY B. TREEN, A.B., Lecturer on Institutional Management. 
BEATRICE I. PRAY, Special Instructor in Institutional Management. 
LOIS CEDEL SEYBOLT, S.B., Assistant in Household Management. 
AMY M. SACKER, Lecturer in the History of Art. 

Principal of the Amy M. Sacker School of Design for Women. 
Societies: Society of Arts and Crafts, Copley Society. 



ELIOT THWING PUTNAM, Lecturer on Architecture. A.B., Har- 
vard University. 

MARY BOSWORTH STOCKING, Instructor in Household Manage- 
ment. S.B., Simmons College; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1916. 

Formerly: Lewis Institute, Chicago, 111.; Assistant in Household Economics, Simmons 
College; Teacher of Domestic Science, Robinson Seminary, Exeter, N. H. ; Teachers' College, 
Summer School, 1917; Lectures, Private Classes. 

Societies: American Home Economics Association, Association of Collegiate Alumnae, New 
England Home Economics Association; Simmons Club of Boston; Woman's City Club of 
Boston, American Public Health Association. 

BLANCHE LEONARD MORSE, Special Instructor in Decoration and 
Design. A.B., Smith College, 1892. 

Interior Decorator. Assistant at the Amy M. Sacker School of Decorative Design. 

ABBY JOSEPHINE SPEAR, Instructor in Millinery. Special Courses, 
Columbia University, N. Y., Summer Session, 191 1 ; Special Courses, 
Harvard University, Summer Session, 19 13 ; Special Courses, Simmons 
College, 1915-1916. 

Formerly: Instructor in Millinery at the Garland School of Homemaking, Boston. 
Society: New England Home Economics Association. 

MARION GAGE, Instructor in Household Management. 

ELLEN CAROLINE WOOD, Instructor in Cookery and Dietetics. S.B., 
Simmons College, 191 2; Additional courses at College of Physicians 
and Surgeons at Columbia University, 19 14; Harvard Summer School, 
1 9 14; Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, 1919, Nutrition. 

Formerly: Taught at Briarcliff Manor, N. Y. 

ALICE EVANNAH PHILBRICK, Special Instructor in Institutional 
Management and Assistant House Superintendent of the Simmons 
College Dormitories. Course in Institutional Management, Sim- 
mons College, 1 9 14. 

Formerly: Assistant to the House Superintendent and Assistant Matron; Dietitian at 
George School, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1915-1916. 


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sor of Secretarial Studies. A.M., Temple 
University, 1903; Ph.D., Temple Uni- 
versity, 1907; Special work in Psychology 
at University of Chicago, University of 
Pennsylvania, Clark University. Two 
years at Amherst College. 

Formerly: Stenographer in a business house; Secre- 
tary to President Conwell, Temple University; Professor 
of Psychology, Temple University ; Director of School 
of Business, Temple University. 

Publications: Hypnotism, 1902; Shorthand Dictation 
Exercises, 1909 ; Expert Typewriting, (co-author with Miss 
Rose L. Fritz, 1912); Business Speller, 1913; Essentials 
of Expert Typewriting (co-author with Miss Fritz and 
Miss Craig, 1919). 

Societies: Delta Upsilon ; Vice-President Alumni As- 
sociation of Temple University; Ex-President of the 
Eastern Commercial Teachers' Association ; Treasurer 
of National Shorthand Reporters' Association. 


Assistant Professor of Secretarial 
Studies. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 


Formerly: Secretary, President National Biscuit Company; Secretary, Advertising Manager 
Review of Reviews; Secretary, Commercial Department of the American Book Company. 

Societies: Eastern Commercial Teachers' Association, New England High School Com- 
mercial Teachers' Association. 


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WALLACE MANAHAN TURNER, Assistant Professor of Account- 
ancy. A.B., Harvard University, 1891; A.M., Harvard University, 

Formerly: Teacher in Worcester High School, 1891-1896; Volkmann School, Boston, 
1896-1918; English High, Providence, R. I., 1909-1918. 

ELIZABETH ALLISON STARK, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. 
A.B., Wellesley College; S.B., Simmons College. 

Formerly: Assistant to the Registrar, Wellesley College; Secretary to the President's 
Secretary, Wellesley College. 

BERTHA METCALF EMERSON, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. 
S.B., Simmons College, 1910. 

Formerly: Assistant to the Editor of the Massachusetts Historical Society; Secretarial 
Assistant in the President's Office at Harvard University. 

HELEN GOLLER, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. A.B., Wellesley 
College; S.B., Simmons College. 

Formerly: Secretarial position in Philadelphia. 

JENNIE BLAKENEY WILKINSON, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. 
S.B., Simmons College, 191 1. 

FLORA McKENZIE JACOBS, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. S.B., 
Simmons College, 191 1. 

Formerly: Private Secretary, 1911-1914. 

HELEN CELIA HEATH, Instructor in Accountancy. A.B., Vassar 
College, 1902. 

Formerly: Instructor in Mathematics, St. Mary's School, Concord, N. H. 
Society: Phi Beta Kappa. 

EULA GERTRUDE FERGUSON, Instructor in Secretarial Studies. 
A.B., Wellesley College, 1911; S.B., Simmons College, 1918. 

FREDERICA HARRISON GILBERT, Special Instructor on Commer- 
cial Law. A.B., Radclifife College, 1914; LL.B., Boston Univer- 
sity, 1917. 

DOROTHY CONSTANCE BAMBERG, Assistant in Secretarial Studies. 
S.B., Simmons College, 1919. 


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Professor of Library Science, and Direc- 
tor of Library School. S.B., University 
of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1895; B.L.S., New 
York State Library School, 1907. 

Formerly: Cataloguer and Reference Assistant, Cin- 
cinnati Public Library; Instructor Library Science, 
Simmons; Director of the Drexel Institute Library School 
and Librarian of the Drexel Institute ; Teacher of 
Library Economy, Washington Irving High School, New 
York City. 

Societies: Phi Beta Kappa; American Library As- 
sociation; Massachusetts Library Club; Association of 
American Library Schools; New York State Library 
School Association. 

CHARLES KNOWLES BOLTON, Lecturer on the History of Libraries. 
A.B., Harvard University. 

Librarian, Boston Athenaeum. 

Publications: The Librarian's Canons of Ethics; Saskia, the Wife of Rembrandt; The" 
Private Soldier under Washington; Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America. Two 
Chapters in A. L. A. Manual of Library Science; Editor, Letters of Hugh Earl Percy and 
of the Athenaeum Centenary. 

Societies: Phi Beta Kappa (honorary) at Harvard; President, Society for the Preser- 
vation of New England Antiquities; Chairman, Visiting Committee to Library Museum of 
Fine Arts; Chairman, Sub-committee in Educational Work at Art Museum; Member, Visit- 
ing Committee to Library, Harvard University; Vice-President, Trustees of Donations for 
Education in Liberia; Member Massachusetts Historical Society; Senior Warden, Christ 
Church, Boston ("The Old North") ; Trustee, Boston Museum of Fine Arts. 

HARRIET EMMA HOWE, Assistant Professor of Library Science. 
B.L.S., University of Illinois, 1902. 

Formerly: Member of University of Illinois Library Staff, 1902-1904; Instructor, Uni- 
versity of Illinois Library School, 1904-1906 ; Director, University of Washington Summer 
Library School, 1905 and 1906; Head Cataloguer and Instructor in Summer Library School, 
University of Iowa, 1906-1910; Chief Cataloguer, Minneapolis Public Library, 1910-1913; 
Director, Summer Library School, University of Iowa, 1914-1915, 1917; Assistant Professor 
of Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1913-1917. 

Societies: American Library Association; Massachusetts Library Club; University of 
Illinois Library School Association. 



FLORENCE TOLMAN BLUNT, Instructor in Library Science. B.S., 
Mount Holyoke College, 1896; A.B., Mount Holyoke College, 1899; 
B.L.S., New York State Library School, 1903. 

Formerly: Reference Librarian and Classifier, Haverhill Public Library, 1903-1915; In- 
structor in Simmons College Summer School, 1910-1915. 

I. MARIE RANDALL, Instructor in Library Science. S.B., Simmons 
College, 1 9 14. 

Formerly: Cataloguer in office of Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C. ; 
Assistant Librarian in Winchester Repeating Arms Company, New Haven, Conn.; Chief of 
Filing Department, George E. Keith Company, Campello, Mass. 

Society: Special Libraries Association. 

E. ELIZABETH SAMPSON, Assistant in Library Science, and Assistant 
in Library. 

GERTRUDE H. ROBINSON, S.B., Special Assistant in Library Science. 
ALICE M. JORDAN, Special Instructor in Library Work with Children. 


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English. A.B., Polytechnic Institute of 
Brooklyn, 1900; A.M., Columbia Uni- 
versity, 1901; Litt. D., Dickinson Col- 
lege, 191 2. 

Formerly: 1901-1909, various positions in secondary- 
schools; 1909-1918, Goucher College, Baltimore. 1911- 
1918, Extension Lecturer Johns Hopkins University. 1912- 
1916, Johns Hopkins Summer School. 

Publications: Contributor to various magazines and re- 
views; and to Atlantic Classic, 2d series, etc. 

BERTHA MARION PILLSBURY, Assistant Professor of English. 
A.B., University of Illinois; A.M., Ph.D., Radcliffe College. 

Formerly: Instructor in English, University of Illinois, 1904-1906; Leader in English, 
Bryn Mawr College, 1907-1908. 

Societies: Kappa Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa. 

MYRA COFFIN HOLBROOK, Assistant Professor of English. A.B., 
Vassar College; A.M., Wellesley. 

Formerly: Instructor in English, Virginia College, Roanoke, Va. ; Wesleyan Academy, 
Wilbraham, Mass. 

A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Radcliffe College. 

Formerly: Teacher at Miss Carroll's School, Boston; Teacher at Misses Smith's School, 
Cambridge; Private Tutoring; Assistant in English at Simmons College, 1911-1912. 

Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Radcliffe Alumnae Association, Radcliffe Union, Modern 
Language Association. 

IDA ALICE SLEEPER, Instructor of English. A.M., Radcliffe College, 


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CLINTON HENRY COLLESTER, Instructor in English and Assistant 
Professor of Public Speaking. A. B., Amherst College, 1902; A.M., 
Harvard College, 1904. 

Formerly: Instructor in English, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Sunday Docent, 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 

Publications: Notes on the New England Short "0"; Narcissus Plays Distinguished in\ 
Modern Language Notes. 

Societies: New England Oral English Conference; Appalachian Mountain Club; Boston 
City Club; Phi Kappa Psi ; Phi Beta Kappa; Treasurer of the New England Public Speak- 
ing Conference, 1917-1919; Administration Editor of Simmons College Review. 

BARBARA MURRAY HOWE, Instructor in English. Graduate of Ox- 
ford University, England; A.M., Radcliffe College, 1919. 

Formerly: 1914-1915 Instructor at Wheaton College; 1915-1916, Eastern Illinois State 
Normal School. 

JANE GAY DODGE, Instructor in English. A.B., Radcliffe College, 
1904; A.M., University of California, 1914. 

Formerly: Instructor in English, Mills College, 1909-1913; Vassar College, 1914-1919; 
University of California Summer Session, 1917. 
Society: Phi Beta Kappa. 

LUCIA RUSSELL BRIGGS, Instructor in English. A.B., Radcliffe Col- 
lege, 1909; A.M., Radcliffe College, 191 2. 

Formerly: Teacher at Miss McClintock's School, Boston, 1909-1911; Theme Reader at 
Simmons, 1909-1910; Assistant in English at Simmons, 1910-1911; Teacher at the Charlton 
School, New York, 1912-1914; Teacher at the Oak Park High School, Oak Park, 111. 

A. LOUISE CROCKETT, Assistant in English. 

WILLIANNA CRAWFORD FOLSOM, Lecturer on Vocal Training. 


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fessor of Romance Languages and Chair- 
man of the Department of Modern Lan- 
guages. A.B., A.M., Bowdoin College. 
Additional courses: Johns Hopkins Uni- 
versity, The Sorbonne, L' Alliance Fran- 

Formerly: Instructor, Bowdoin College; Instructor, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Publications: Editor of L'Infant Espion and Other 

Societies: Delta Kappa Epsilon ; Phi Kappa Phi; Mod- 
ern Language Association; Salon Franchise de Boston; 
Engineers' Club, 

CHARLES MARSHALL UNDERWOOD, Jr., Assistant Professor of 
Romance Languages. A.B., Harvard, 1900; A.M., Harvard, 1901. 
Ph.D., Harvard, 1905 ; University of Paris; University of Grenoble. 

Formerly: Instructor Harvard University; Dartmouth College; University of Cincinnati; 
Simmons College; Assistant Professor, Simmons College from 1908. 


Assistant Professor of Romance Languages. 
lege; College of Montbeliard, France. 

Formerly: Instructor, Wellesley College. 

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A.M., Radcliffe Col- 

MARION EDNA BOWLER, Instructor in Romance Languages. A.B., 
University of Idaho, 1909; A.M., Radcliffe College, 1912; Univer- 
sity of Paris; Guilde International; University of Grenoble, France. 

Formerly: Instructor in French, Simmons College, 1905-1908; Head French Teacher, Kent 
Place, Summit, N. J., 1910-1911; Instructor in French, Wellesley College, 1911-1912. 

Publications: Articles in The Nation — The Position of Romain Rolland; In Defence of 
Romain Rolland. 

Society: Gamma Phi Beta. 



HANS WOLDO RABE, Instructor in German. A.B., c.L, Harvard 
University; Graduate work at Harvard, 191 1, 1913-1916. 

Formerly: Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1907-1908. 
Societies: Harvard Deutsche Verein, Modern Language Association, Sprachverein, 
Harvard Club. 

CONSUELO S. BARBARROSA, Instructor in Romance Languages. 
A.B., Hunter College, 19165 A.M., Columbia University, 1918. 

Formerly: Instructor, Julia Richman High School, New York City. 

MATHILDE LOUISE LAIGLE, Special Instructor in Romance Lan- 
guages. S.B. and Ph.D., College de Montbeliard, France. Post- 
graduate courses at Radcliffe and Columbia. Post-graduate courses 
at the Sorbonne, l'Ecole des Hautes-Etudes, au College de France, 
in Paris. 

Formerly: Instructor at Wellesley College, and Iowa State University. 

Publications: La Livre des Trois Vertus, Son Milieu Historique et Lilteraire, Paris, 1911. 


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ciate Professor of History. A.B., Bowdoin 
College, 1897, A.M., 1900; A.M., Har- 
vard University, 1909; Ph.D., 191 2. 

Formerly: Instructor in University of New Mexico, 
1897-1S98; Instructor in University of Colorado, 1899- 
1901; Brooklyn Latin School, 1901-1902; Pueblo High 
School, 1904-1908; Austin Teaching Fellow, Harvard 
University, 1909-1912. 

Societies: Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, 
American Historical Association, New England History 
Teachers' Association. 

RALPH VOLNEY HARLOW, Assistant Professor in History. A.B., 
Yale University, 1909; A.M., Yale University, 191 1; Ph.D., Yale 
University, 19 13. 

Formerly: Mr. Leal's School, Plainfield, N. J., 1909-1910. 
Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, American Historical Association. 

Publications: The History of Legislative Methods in the Period before 1825; The Economic 
Condition in Massachusetts During the American Revolution. 

HAYES BAKER-CROTHERS, Instructor in History. A.B., Monmouth 
College, 1904. 

Formerly: Principal of High School, Ashland, Wis., 1905-1913; Assistant in History, 
University of Wisconsin, 1912-1913; Bulkley Fellow, Yale University, 1913-1914. 

DANIEL HUGER BACOT, Jr., Instructor in History. A.B., College of 
Charleston, 1908, A.M., 1909; A.M., Harvard, 1910. 

Formerly: Instructor of History, University of North Carolina, 1911-1914; Instructor of 
American History, Ohio State University, 1914-1915; Professor of History, Temple University, 

Societies: Kappa Alpha, Southern. 


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JEFFREY R. BRACKETT, Professor of 
Social Economy and Director of the School 
of Social Work. A.B., Harvard Univer- 
sity, 1883; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Univer- 
sity, 1899. 

Formerly: President, Department of Charities of Balti- 
more, Md., 1900-1903 ; President, National Conference 
of Charities and Correction, 190+ ; Director of School for 
Social Workers, Boston, from 1904. 

Publications: Supervision and Education in Charity, 
1901; Occasional articles in Proceedings of National Con- 
ferences of Charities. 

Societies: Massachusetts State Board of Charity; 
Director, Massachusetts Civic League; Boston Associated 
Charities; Union Club; City Club; Twentieth Century 

PRESIDENT LEFAVOUR, Instructor in Sociology. 

LUCILE EAVES, Lecturer on Sociology and Director of Economic Re- 
search. A.B., Stanford University, 1894; Graduate Student and 
Lecturer in Extension Department, Chicago University, 1 898-1 899; 
M.S., University of California, 1909; Ph.D., Columbia University, 

Formerly: Head of History Department, San Diego High School, San Diego, California, 
1894-1898; Instructor in History, Stanford University, 1899-1901; Head Worker, San Fran- 
cisco Settlement Association, 1901-1905; Director of Industrial Bureau, San Francisco Relief, 
1906-1907; Fellow in Economics; Member of the Summer Session Faculty and Lecturer in 
Economics at the University of California ; Associate Professor of Practical Sociology, Uni- 
versity of Nebraska. 

Publications: A History of California Labor Legislation, ivith Introductory Sketch of the 
San Francisco Labor Movement, Vol. II of University of California Publications in Economics; 
Women and Children Wage-Earners, in Report of California Labor Bureau; numerous news- 
paper and encyclopedia articles; The Food of Working Women in Boston. 

Societies: American Sociological Society; American Economics Association; American 
Association for Labor Legislation; National Child Labor Committee; Phi Beta Kappa; Asso- 
ciation of Collegiate Alumnae. 

IDA MAUD CANNON, Special Instructor in Social Economy. Graduate 
Training School for Nurses, City and Country Hospital, St. Paul, 
1898; Graduate Boston School for Social Workers, 1907. 

Publications: Social Work in Hospitals, published by Russell Sage Foundation. 


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CHRISTIAN CARL CARSTENS, Special Instructor in Social Economy. 
A.B., Grinnell, 1 891 ; A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1900, 
Ph.D., 1903. 

KATHERINE DAVIS HARDWICK, Instructor in Social Economy. 
A.B., Boston University, 1907. 

ALBERT J. KENNEDY, A.B., B.D., Special Instructor in Social 

LUCY H. GILLETT, A.M., Lecturer on Dietetics in Social Work. 

ELIZABETH L. HOLBROOK, Special Instructor in Social Economy. 
Assistant Secretary of Associated Charities of Boston. A.B., Wel- 
lesley College. 

Publications: Occasional articles in Proceedings of National Conference of Charities. 
Societies: Women's Municipal League; Woman's City Club; Monday Evening Club. 

KATHERINE McMAHON, Special Instructor in Social Economy. 

BERNICE MAY CANNON, S.B., A.M., Special Instructor in Social 

MARGARET CURTIS, Special Instructor in Social Economy. 


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ciate Professor of Biology and Public 
Health. A.B., Dartmouth College, 1909; 
additional courses at Institute of Tech- 
nology, 1 909-1 9 10. 

Formerly: Instructor, College of the City of New York, 
1911-1912; Assistant Professor of Biology, Purdue Uni- 
versity, 1912-1914. 

Societies: Gamma Alpha; Sigma Xi ; American Public 
Health Association; American Bacteriologists; American 
Association for the Advancement of Science; Massachu- 
setts Board of Health Association ; Fellow in the Ameri- 
can Association for the Advancement of Science; Boston 
Bacteriological Society ; Executive Committee Massachu- 
setts Anti-Tuberculosis League. 

EDITH ARTHUR BECKLER, Assistant Professor of Public Health. 
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Bacteriologist, Massachusetts Department of Health. 

CAROLINE MAUD HOLT, Assistant Professor of Biology. A.B., 
Wellesley; Graduate work at Harvard; A.M., Columbia Univer- 
sity; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. 

Formerly: Instructor in Biology, Wellesley College. 

Publications: Journal of Comparative Neurology; Journal of Morpliology. 

HOWARD E. HAMLIN, Assistant Professor of Physiology. S.B., 
Wesleyan, 1913; A.M., Harvard, 191 5. 

Formerly: Instructor in Physiology, Simmons, 1915-1917; Assistant Professor of Biology, 
Middlebury College, 1917-1918. 

BESSIE L. JOST, Instructor in Bacteriology. S.B., Simmons College, 
191 5. Assistant in Hygiene, Wellesley College, 191 5-19 1 6. 



ALVALYN E. WOODWARD, Instructor in Biology. Ph.B., University 
of Rochester, 1905; Cold Springs Harbor Summer School, 1906; 
M.S., University of Rochester; three years' study at University of 
Michigan; two summers' study at University of Michigan Biological 
Station; four summers' study at Marine Biological Laboratory at 
Woods Hole. 

Formerly: Instructor for one year at Michigan Central Normal School; one year at Vassar 

Publications: Articles in Michigan Academy of Science, and Biological Bulletin. 
Societies: Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi. 

RUTH WICKENDEN, Instructor in Bacteriology. S.B., Denison Uni- 
versity, 191 7. Graduate Work, Simmons College, 1 917- 191 8. 

EVANGELINE W. YOUNG, M.D., Special Lecturer in Social Hygiene. 

M. GRACE O'BRYAN, R.N., Assistant Professor of Public Health 

MARGARET M. COLEMAN, R.N., Supervisor in School of Public 
Health Nursing. 

JEAN R. HUME, R.N., Supervisor in School of Public Health Nursing. 


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fessor of Chemistry and Director of the 
School of General Science. A.B., Harvard, 
1898; A.M., Harvard, 1900; Ph.D., Har- 
vard, 1903. 

Formerly: Assistant in Chemistry, Harvard University; 
Instructor in Chemistry, Simmons College, 1904-1906 ; As- 
sistant Professor, Simmons College, 1906-1914; Associate 
Professor, Simmons College, 1914-1916. 

Publications: Thermal Expansion of Gases; Salinity of 
Sea Water. 

Societies: Delta Upsilon; American Chemical Society. 

Professor of Chemistry. A.B., Harvard, 
1907; A.M., Harvard, 1909; Ph.D., Har- 
vard, 19 15. Acting Head of Chemistry 

Formerly: Teacher of Latin, Greek, and Geometry, 
Medford High School, Medford, Mass., 1907-1908; As- 
sistant and Teaching Fellow in Chemistry at Harvard 
University, 1908-1910; Instructor in Chemistry at Sim- 
mons College, 1910-1913 ; Assistant Professor from 1914. 

Publication: Floating Equilibrium. 

Societies: Phi Beta Kappa (Harvard) ; American 
Chemical Society; American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science; Association of Harvard Chemists; Inter- 
collegiate Socialist Society; Headquarters Committee, 
Massachusetts Anti-Saloon League; People's Council of 
America; and various religious and reform organizations. 

BESSIE MARION BROWN, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. S.B., 
Simmons College, 1907; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1913. 

Formerly: Instructor in Chemistry, Simmons College, 1907-1911. 
Society: American Chemical Society. 


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DUNCAN GRAHAM FOSTER, Instructor in Chemistry. A.B., Har- 
vard, 191 8: Austin Teaching Fellow, Harvard, 1919. 

Society: American Chemical Society. 

GERTRUDE F. BAKER, Instructor in Chemistry. S.B., Simmons Col- 
lege, 1 9 14. 

Formerly: Assistant in Chemistry at Simmons. Instructor in Chemistry, Northfield Seminary. 

FRANK EVERETT RUPERT, Instructor in Chemistry. B.S., University 
of Michigan, 1912; A.M., University of Wisconsin, 1 9 1 5. 

Formerly: Teacher of Mathematics, State Normal School, Mansfield, Pa. 

FLORENCE SARGENT SARGENT, Instructor in Chemistry. S.B., 
Simmons College, 191 1. 

Formerly: Research Assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

CLARA SARGENT McCRUDDEN, Instructor in Chemistry. S.B., 
Simmons College, 19 14. 

Formerly: Research Assistant at Robert Bent Brigham Hospital. 

Publications (with Dr. F. H. McCrudden) : Hypoglycemia and Progressive Muscular 
Dystrophy; Determination of Sodium and Potassium ; Influence of Radium Water Therapy on 
Creatinin and Uric Acid Metabolism in Chronic Arthritis. Comparison of the Glucose and 
Cholesterol Content of the Blood. 

LOUISE WILTON MURPHY, Assistant in Chemistry. B.S., Simmons 
College, 191 7. 


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ippartment of Jttjgatrs 

Physics. A.M., Ph.D., Washington and Lee 
University; A.M., Harvard University. 

Formerly: Assistant in Mathematics, Washington and 
Lee University; Assistant in Physics, Harvard Univer- 
sity ; Professor in Physics, Westminster. 

Publications: Thomson Effect, Hall Effect, Nernst 
Effect, Ledue Effect, Ettingshausen Effect in Soft Iron, 
Thermo Electric Heterogeneity in Alloys, etc.; Disinte- 
gration of the Aluminium Cathode, in the Philosophical 
Magazine, September, 1914. 

Societies: Fellow, American Association for Advance- 
ment of Science; American Physical Society; Eastern 
Association of Physics Teachers; Mathematical and 
Physical Club; National Geographic Society; Congo 
Reform Association ; Phi Beta Kappa. 

ROY MARSHALL FISHER, Instructor in Physics. A.B., Clark College, 
19 1 5 ; Graduate work at Dartmouth, 1917-1918. 

Formerly: Instructor in Physics, Bancroft School, Worcester, 1915-1916; Assistant in 
Physics, Dartmouth College, 1916-1918. 

LAURA VARRELL, Instructor in Physics. A.B., A.M., Cornell Univer- 
sity. Additional courses at Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology and at Tufts College. 

Formerly: Instructor at Simmons College, 1910-1916; Instructor at Boston School of 
Physical Education. 

LELAND DAVID HEMENWAY, Instructor in Physics. A.B., Colby. 

Formerly: Principal Harrington High School, Maine. 
Society: Lambda Chi Alpha. 


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SARAH LOUISE ARNOLD, Dean of the College, and Professor of the 
Theory and Practice of Education. 

ANTOINETTE ROOF, Instructor in Education, and Supervisor of Prac- 
tice. Courses at Teachers College, 1914-1915. 

Formerly: Principal Royal Normal College for the Blind, London, 1894-1897; Principal 
School of Practice, Framingham State Normal School, 1906-1912; Instructor Simmons College, 
1912-1917; State Leader Urban Extension Work, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1917-1919. 

Societies: National Society of Industrial Education; American Home Economics Association; 
President New England Home Economics Association. 

LUCINDA WYMAN PRINCE, Professor of Store Service Education, 
and Director of the School of Education for Store Service. 

Women's Educational and Industrial Union. 

HARRIET A. NIEL, Special Instructor in the Psychology of Child Life. 
Kindergarten Training Teacher. 

AMY MARGARET FACKT, Instructor in Education, Director of the 
School of Industrial Teaching, Director of Practice, Women's Edu- 
cational and Industrial Union. Illinois Women's College, 1903; 
S.B., Simmons, 1912. 

Formerly: Assistant in Household Economics, Simmons College, 1912. Instructor, 1913-1918. 

Societies: American Home Economics Association; New England Home Economics Associa- 
tion ; Simmons Club of Boston ; Women's Educational and Industrial Union ; American Red 
Cross Society. 

ANNA M. ROCHEFORT, S.B., Assistant Professor of Store Service 

ELLOR CARLISLE RIPLEY, Lecturer on History of Education. 
Oswego Normal School; Courses at Harvard and Yale. 

Society: T.Z.E. Wellesley Chapter. 
Publication : The Token. 

RUTH PALMER CHAPIN, A.B., Instructor in Store Service Education. 

MILLICENT M. COSS, A.B., S.B., Special Instructor in Store Service 

LUCY HARRIOT NASH, Assistant in Education. S.B., Simmons Col- 
lege, 191 7. 
WALKER CARLENA, A.B., Instructor in Store Service Education. 


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Separtment of lErotumurH 

SARA HENRY STITES, Assistant Profes- 
sor of Economics. A.B., Bryn Mawr Col- 
lege, 1899; A.M., 1900; Ph.D., 1904; 
Student in Economics, Geography and 
Ethnography at the Sorbonne and at the 
College de France, 1900-1901; University 
of Leipzig, 1901-1902. 

Formerly: Co-principal of the Wilkes-Barre Institute, 

Publications: Economics of the Iroquois, 1904. One of 
the authors of Five Hundred Practical Questions in 
Economics, 1916. 

Societies: American Economic Association; American 
Association for Labor Legislation; Bryn Mawr Alumnae 
Association; League for Democratic Control; Society of 
Colonial Dames; and various social welfare organizations. 

NILES CARPENTER, A.B., A.M., Instructor in Economics. 

Formerly: Instructor of Economics at Northwestern College. 

Societies: Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; American Economic Association. 

Publication: Journal of Political Economy, 1916. 

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HUGER ELLIOTT, Lecturer on the Appreciation of Art. Supervisor of 
Educational Work, Boston Museum of Fine Arts; B.S., Columbia 
University, 1900; two years' study at Beaux Arts, Paris. 

Formerly: Instructor at University of Pennsylvania; Harvard; Rhode Island School of 

AMY M. SACKER, Lecturer on the History of Art. Student of Classical 
Art at Rome, 19 10-19 11. 

Societies: Member of Council of the Society of Arts and Crafts; Copley Society. 


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Department of pijgHtral ©raining 

FLORENCE S. DIALL, Assistant Professor 

of Physical Training. Graduate of Sar- 
gent Normal School of Physical Educa- 
tion; Woods Hole Marine Biological 
Laboratory; De Pauw University. 

Formerly: Physical Director, Y.W.C.A., Terre Haute, 
Ind.; Instructor, Vassar College. 

Societies: American Physical Education Association; 
Kappa Alpha Theta. 

KATHERINE HELENA COLLETT, Assistant in Physical Training. 
Graduate Posse Normal School. 

Department of iJagrfjologg 

ABRAHAM AHRN ROBACK, Special Instructor in Psychology. Pro- 
fessor of Psychology and English, Northeastern College ; Instructor 
in Psychology, Harvard. B.A., McGill; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard. 

Formerly: Editor Canadian Chronicle, Canadian Eagle; Instructor in Psychology, Univer- 
sity of Pittsburgh. 

Societies: American Philosophical Association; American Psychological Association; 
Eugenics Research Association. 

Publications: Interference of Will — Impulses; Editor and Translator of Bastiat-Schulze 
von Delitzsch. 


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President . 

Honorary Vice-Presidents 

Corresponding Secretary 
Recording Secretary 
Treasurer .... 

Boston .... 

Connecticut Valley . 
Eastern Maine . 
Eastern New York . 

Illinois .... 
New York City . 

Pennsylvania State . 
Fairfield Country 
SouthernNew Hampshire 
Washington, D. C. . 
Western Maine . 
Western New York . 
Worcester County . 
Seattle-Tacoma . 
New Haven 

H. Edith Hatch (Mrs. R. L.) Brown, '07 
Constance G. Ekstrand, '14 

ICarita B. Hunter, '19 
Dorothy McKissick, '19 
Dora Blanche Sherburne, '08 
Marion Gertrude Fish, '17 

Jeanette Hinchliffe (Mrs. F. W., Jr.) 
Parker, '13 

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Jessie Moore 

Zella Kelly (Mrs. S. D.) Corlett 

Esther Adams (Mrs. H. L.) Dibble 

Dorothea Beach 

Susan Lyle (Mrs. A. M.) Clark 

Ruth B. McLean 

Alice Wood (Mrs. Earl N.) Manchester 

Constance G. Ekstrand 

Jessie H. Ludgate 

Jennie Dunmore (Mrs. W. R.) Ham 

Laura Simons 

Anne E. Studley 

Cornelia Barnes 

Edith L. Strout 

Mary Haskell (Mrs. C. W.) Eaton 

Dorothy M. Clarke 

Grace Smith (Mrs. S. S.) Wilson 

Jessie Gerard (Mrs.) Butler 


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Miriam Cummings 

Barbara Widger 
Dorothy Kohl 

Ruth Scully 
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Ruth Sherman Andrews 

"Noil' blessings light on him that first invented sleep." 

When Ruth is not sleeping she's answering telephone calls — 
oh, nobody but her cousin ! Very few of us have as many and 
as willing male cousins as Ruth has. 

Our idea of the original Cheerful Cherub is Ruth. When 
the rest of us despair at the burdens of life in general and 
Senior struggles in particular, Ruth feels called upon to act as 
the one and only Simmons disciple of the man who started 
that theory about a "Mile of Smiles." 

238 South Andrews Boulevard, Los Angeles, Calif. 
Pomona College. 
Household Economics. 

Hazel Ash 


"With too muck quickness ever to be taught, 
With too much thinking to have common thought," 

We'll say Hazel's mind ought to be clean — she changes it 
so often ! From three years of long-sewing to long biology 
is some change, but we must remember that wise men often 
change their minds, fools never. 

Lisbon, N. H. 
Lisbon High School. 
Household Economics. 


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Joyce Backus 

"There's no place like home!" 

If you should ask Joyce to name the principal divisions of 
the country she would reply, "The State of Washington and — 
everything outside the State of Washington." New England, 
with all its delightful uncertainties of weather, temperature, and 
so forth, has failed unutterably to make its surprises felt 
upon her; she is impervious to them all. We have visions of 
Joyce clutching her little S. B. to her heart and rushing madly 
to get the first train to Tacoma. Perhaps it was for the best 
that she decided to come to Simmons: loyalty to one's native 
town is a good thing, and had she never deserted hers, she 
might never have realized how much it really meant to her. 

1701 No. Steele Street, Tacoma, Wash. 
Stadium High School. 
Library Science. 

Louise Bancroft 

"Lou" "Wese" 

With measured tread Louise walks down the hall and into 
a first hour class ten minutes late. You might as well try to 
hurry the sun in its course as attempt to get any speed into her 
except at breakfast, when we are forced to admit she has it, 
though we know not from whence it comes. While her class- 
mates cram at night, Lou with the air of "Languid Lydia" 
peruses a Vogue or cuts a dress out by guesswork, and then 
the next day instead of fulfilling their predictions by failing 
utterly, she makes a brilliant recitation. How she does it still 
remains an unsolved mystery. And when she talks with that 
naive and childlike manner ascribed to those who belong to the 
class of "baby vamps," absolutely no man is safe. 
142 Main Street, Bradford, Mass. 
Household Economics. 

Waitress Sophomore Luncheon (1), Chairman May Day 
Costume Committee (2), Hockey (2, 4), Junior Wel- 
coming Committee, Mandolin Club (4), Chairman 
Favor Committee Student Government Dance (4), 
Chairman Decoration Committee Senior-Freshman 
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Maria Wentworth Bates 

"How sweet and gracious, even in common speecli, 
Is that fine sense which men call Courtesy." 

If Maria were not numbered among the conscientious, she 
would never have had the dignified and honored position of 
House Chairman thrust upon her. Her experience at Fresh- 
man houses is undoubtedly responsible for her ability to set 
a good example, for she never begins to be noisy before ten — 
but waits religiously until after that hour. Her inevitable 
ha, ha, coming as an echo to the other laughs in the dining- 
room, is evidence of her good humor. We wish to call the 
attention of all bachelor doctors, preferably those versed in the 
art of dancing, to the fact that Maria will be looking for an 
employer very soon. No one under five feet two and one-half 
inches need apply! 

19 West Baltimore Street, Lynn, Mass. 
Swampscott High School. 
Medical Secretarial. 
House Chairman (4). 

Helen Roxana Beals 

"Because right is right, to follow right 
Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence." 

Helen has always been a problem to us, for though among 
us, we fear she is not with us. After pondering deeply, we 
have come to the conclusion that if she would answer one 
question, the mystery of why Helen's interest tends in direc- 
tions other than those of her Alma Mater would be forever 
solved. And now for the burning, vital question. "Who is 
the mysterious cousin?" Inhabitants of Pete House are invited 
to contribute any information on the subject. 

415 Provident Avenue, Winnetka, 111. 
New Trier High School. 
Household Economics. 


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Ernestine Irene Billingham 



"O give me new figures! I can't go on dancing 
The same that were taught me ten seasons ago," 

Did you know that the Dolly Sisters had started proceedings 
to form a trust in order to prevent competition? M-hm, latest 
advice from Pete, where Ernestine and Bee Gilman each even- 
ing offer the most strenuous competition to the famous terp- 
sichorean artists. Indeed, a "Gillingman" performance illus- 
trates perfectly what the poet meant when he referred to 
thistledown, fairy feet, etc. 

And in spite of the above, in such disgustingly practical classes 
as Statistics and Business Methods, Ernestine displays an expres- 
sion of profound thought and concentration that is the envy of 
her more feeble-minded colleagues, whose Logic carries them only 
to the fact that "all men are mortal, no hen is a man, therefore 
no hen is mortal," the which, while it gives one bright gleam 
in the fresh egg situation, still leaves something to be desired 
in regard to the deductive method of reasoning. 

Clinton, N. Y. 

Clinton High School. 


Dramatics (3). 

Elsa Marie Birkner 

"I love to be alone. 1 never found the companion 
that was so companionable as solitude." 

The bright lights have no lure for Elsa ; she prefers rather 
the softer light of her library at home and all it suggests: a 
big, cozy chair, a book, or perhaps two, and — quiet. Her 
capacities for such pursuits must have been well trained, for 
it is said that she devoured at one gulp the lengthy tomes of 
the Continental Lit. shelf and found them mere child's play. In 
spite of her disregard for society, however, the mad, merry tales 
of her more frivolous associates meet with a sympathetic ear. 
Elsa has one constant companion: this is her Boston bag, which 
never leaves her for a moment. Can it be the bag's kindred 
capacity for books that incites her love for its company? The 
attraction is otherwise inexplicable. 

85 West Newton Street, Boston, Mass. 

Girls' Latin School. 



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Elnora Reed Blanchard 


"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere but to 
go — the great affair is to move." 

That's what Elnora would say if she stopped long enough 
in one spot to say as much as that, but she's a wanderer on 
the face of the earth. There's a mystery in her life: Is she 
a "cross between a red-headed roughneck and a good kind 
friend"? Reward for solution! One thing you can count on her 
doing — that's ringing the bell with gusto and energy. She's 
full of "satiable curiosity" too, but that's just one more thing 
to make us like her. 

145 State Street, Montpelier, Vt. 
Montpelier High School. 
General Science. 

Honor Board (1), Endowment Fund (2), Treasurer 
Dormitory Government (2), Secretary-Treasurer Ver- 
mont Club (3), Junior Welcoming Committee Class 
Treasurer (3), Prom Usher (2, 3), President Ver- 
mont Club (4). 

Dorothy Celeste Boulding 


"The wisdom of the gods is rarely bestowed on mortal man." 

Would that we could be among the favored few, like Dot! 
Is it not sufficient to be a clever secretary without aspiring to 
be a scientist? Who else but Dot could trace the course of the 
leucocytes and simultaneously learn the intricacies of the 
Edison rotary mimeograph! Her high jumping is another 
feat worthy of note. The only attendant difficulty is the 
restricted sand area. Dot's fondness for landing near Mrs. 
Jack's lost a prize for her. 

62 West Cedar Street, Boston, Mass. 

Girls' High School. 

Medical Secretarial. 

Junior "Sh" Committee, Track (2, 3), Hockey (3). 


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Eleanor Brackett 


"Too long unknown, knoian too late." 

Eleanor answered the last call to join our ranks and 1920 
is glad she did not claim exemption, for a recruit like her is 
not found every day. Not once has she failed to answer the 
roll call at class meeting, and she has thereby established a 
record which will rate her an honorable discharge when she 
leaves the Simmons battalion to join another division in the 
army of toilers. 

174 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Mass. 

Newton High School. 


Mildred Rockwood Bradbury 

"Give me a keen and ever present sense of humor." 

Argument number one in refutation of the commonly ac- 
cepted theory which depicts a librarian as a "deep-voiced, 
hollow-chested, anaemic sort of person whose life is just one 
melancholy thought wave after another" — Mildred can and 
does see the funny side of everything, from the bluffing of her 
classmates (she never has to indulge) to an exam in Library 
Economy as practised in the time of Hammurabi. To wit, a 
girl who can claim membership in the Academy and simultane- 
ously retain the curl in her hair merits our profound admiration 
and respect. Yet the following fact is significant: judging from 
Mildred's vicinity to a certain summer resort, we suspect that 
the humorous side of her nature received its early development 
in that great emporium of hilarity — Revere's famous Pit! 

138 Endicott Avenue, Beachmont, Mass. 

Revere High School. 


Academy (3, 4), Lunchroom Committee (4). 


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Dorothy Louise Brooks 

"Fresh glittering with graces of mind and of mien." 

If we should attempt Byron's division of society into the 
bores and the bored, we should find that Dot would refuse 
to classify, for she is neither. She has intense interests, many 
of which are outside the college curriculum. To all appear- 
ance, she is a thoroughgoing New Englander, for her passionate 
fondness for its old institutions, especially for all things Har- 
vard, is well known to all. If Dot had got into the movies 
instead of into Simmons, it's just possible that she might have 
developed ere now into a first-class vamp. Who knows? 

Editor's Note: To the probable chagrin of two people, be 
it known that writing up folks in pairs is impossible; hence 
Dot and Mary are doomed to bear the pain of separation. 

96 Corey Road, Brookline, Mass. 

Newton High School. 

Household Economics. 

Waitress Sophomore Luncheon (1), Track (1, 2, 3), 
Sophomore Quiet Committee, Junior Welcoming Com- 
mittee, Chairman Cap and Gown Committee (3), 
Chairman Senior Lunchroom Committee. 


"Her voice was ever sweet and lows, 
An excellent thing in woman." 

According to the rules of business psychology and the prin- 
ciples of a lecturer of some note in certain circles, Minnabelle 
should have been a secretary — witness her hair. But, be that 
as it may, she preferred to use her talents in uplifting human- 
ity rather than in the dull routine of office life, and thus she 
enjoys the distinction of being the sole member of her school 
from the ranks of 1920. We feel sure that her unfailing 
good humor, sympathy and gentle voice will win for her 
as great success in her field as that prophesied for sisters 
of the Titian locks in business. 

142 Corinth Street, North Adams, Mass. 
Mt. Ida School for Girls. 
Social Service. 


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Charlotte Isabel Burnes 

"Never idle a moment, but thrifty and thoughtful of 

If you want someone to make an announcement in the 
dining-room, or to lead a Y.W. meeting, or to convince you 
that you are a heathen, see Charlotte. And don't give Char- 
lotte anything to do that you really don't want done! Why? 
Because she has one of those far famed and much talked 
of New England consciences, and she not only does what she 
thinks is right, but manages to see to it that other people do 
too. Capability is a chief ingredient in her character, and with 
that in mind we expect her to do something big -when she 
leaves Simmons. Perhaps it will be great success in convincing 
the heathen Chinese that Sunday is quite different from the 
remaining other six. Who knows! 

40 Mt. Pleasant Street, Woburn, Mass. 
Woburn High School. 
Household Economics. 

Social and Civics Representative (1), Y.W.C.A. Music 
Committee (2), Sophomore Luncheon Entertainment 
Committee, Chairman Decoration Committee, Senior- 
Sophomore Party (2), Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Mandolin 
Club (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, Silver Bay 
Delegate (3), Vice-President Y.W.C.A. (3), Chairman 
Junior-Senior Picnic (3), Chairman Y.W.C.A. Religious 
Education Committee (4), Undergraduate Editor Re- 
view (4). 

Mary Cheney Carpenter 

He was once asked what a friend is, and his answer 
was, "One soul abiding in two bodies." 

To speak of Mary without adding Helen is to speak of ham 
without eggs. One is seldom seen without the other. Mary 
gives the appearance of being very quiet and dignified, but 
from all we hear we doubt it. She evidently believes that 
imitation is the sincerest form of flattery from reports of cer- 
tain "doings" in Pete House. 

25 Queensberry Street, Boston, Mass. 

St. Johnsbury Academy, 

Household Economics. 

House Chairman (1), Sophomore Quiet Committee. 


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Mary Casey 

"Feeling or thought that was not true, 
Ne'er made less beautiful the blue 
Unclouded heaven of her eyes." 

Of course Mary always liked Simmons, but now that the 
end is drawing near, it seems suffused with a golden light, 
and as if somehow the beginning had just begun. Simmons 
by the river's brim is no longer merely Simmons — it is a hall 
of dreams, the seat of the affections, the heart of all thrills, 
the kernel of this barren shell of a world. Perhaps that is 
why she sighs like a furnace and looks unutterable things. She 
is partial to chemistry and cooking, though claimed by the 
Secretarial School, and she is so modest that it's no use to 
tell her she's "fatally beautiful and having killing eyes." She 
blushes like a rose and protests reproachfully. "So artless, 
such a gentle maid!" 

285 Edge Hill Road, Milton, Mass. 

Quincy High School. 

Medical Secretarial. 

Lunchroom Committee (4), Vice-President Newman 
Club (+). 

Katherine Frances Christian 


"Now the Lord bless that sweet face of thine!" 

'"K" had been such a quiet sort of person for the first year 
or so after she entered The Portals, and so busy pacifying the 
hungry hordes at the Show Case that a good many of us didn't 
really get to know her until this year, but ever since we have 
been trying to make up for lost time. Katherine heroically 
cast her lot in with the rest of those venturesome ones who took 
the Medical course as an antidote to Senior ennui, and from all 
accounts she hasn't regretted it. 
Willard, Ohio. 
Norwalk High School. 
Medical Secretarial. 

Decoration Committee, Sophomore Luncheon (2), Mana- 
ger Show Case (3), Senior Lunchroom Committee, 
Ohio Club President (4). 


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Reba May Clark 

"Such quietness doth excite suspicion." 

To the casual observer Reba is very quiet and unassuming, 
but she has tendencies which no one would suspect — such as 
a predilection for consuming vast amounts of crackers and 
sardines (if there are sardines) ; and a terrible desire to 
steal off to Huntington Avenue to bow — but no, we won't 
give her away. Her two outstanding accomplishments are per- 
forming stunts with account books and sleeping until 7:25 yet 
arriving at breakfast full clad and on time. 

29 Grove Street, Rockland, Mass. 
Rockland High School. 

Ruth Hazel Cleveland 


"Indeed I will be very true and faithful." 

Both those who know Ruth intimately and those who don't 
are agreed upon two points and they are her- undeniable 
conscientiousness and inevitable stick-to-it-iveness. But it re- 
mains for the first mentioned to appreciate fully her keen 
sense of humor and abundant capacity for fun as she is wont 
to hide them beneath a quiet and retiring manner. As a 
chaperon for Freshmen, she is not only approved but guaranteed 
absolutely to give helpful and excellent advice. One is apt to 
see her wearing a worried look, which she will tell you is caused 
by her belief that she is surely going to flunk something, but 
you know that there is just about as much chance of her doing 
that as there is of Simmons becoming a recreation center. She 
is a man-hater according to her own confession, yet she con- 
descends once in a while to take one of the detested sex to a 

Georgetown, Mass. 

Perley Free School. 


S.A.A. (1, 2, 3, 4), Track (1, 2), Dormitory Council 
(3, 4), House Chairman (3, 4). 




Dorothy Drew Coffin 


"/i'j nor good or safe for man to be alone." 

The truth of this statement became at some time so apparent 
to Dorothy that she decided to be on the safe side in the 
matter — and straightway found the "bounds of social life" so 
truly pleasing that she has never had the heart to regret her 
action. Still, there must have been a period in her life when 
the social instinct was not all-prevailing, for she has some- 
how found time to peruse practically every book for children 
that was ever written. We have only one fault to find with 
you, Dotty, and that is that you kept us waiting for three whole 
years before you decided to risk the terrors of the Simmons 
hour plan. We're glad you finally did, though! 

Indianola, Iowa. 
Indianola High School. 
Library Science. 

Dorothy Coggeshall 


"She approaches the heart through the door of the toes." 

Some prophetic fate should have caused Dorothy to be named 
Elaine and then we could properly call her "Elaine the fair, 
Elaine the lovable, Elaine the lily maid." And not only her 
interesting pallor but her boundless unselfishness evokes this 
comparison. One or two dissimilarities, however, might be 
noted between the two ladies. Elaine traveled afar to nurse 
a wounded knight; nursing has an opposite effect on Dorothy, 
although of course on Saturday mornings knights were lack- 
ing. Embroidered shield cases being futile, she makes fetch- 
ing hats and posters and "tomato dishes" for the adornment 
and edification of the world in general. And in apprecia- 
tion of all things aesthetic, she joined the class in interpretative 
dancing, and she and Gab, the "fair gazelles," supply the 
rhythmic part of the "go" of Third Floor North. 

158 E. Foster Street, Melrose, Mass. 

Melrose High School. 

Household Economics. 

Choir (1, 4), Glee Club (4), Poster Committee (3, 4). 


Grace Eleanor Creedan 


"Ah, then I sain her eye was bright!" 

Grace may not by intention be given to concealment, but 
haven't you noticed how her brows lean out and try to hide 
her eyes? And what is more, there is always an inquiry and 
a twinkle lurking in their depths. Just around exam, time, 
the question mark partially vanquishes the twinkle. It is so 
puzzling to conjecture what they will ask! There is one thing 
she can't conceal, and that is the fact that down underneath 
all is a true heart. 

Elm Street, Hopkinton, Mass. 

Hopkinton High School. 


Miriam Cummings 


"And oft have I heard defended 
That little said is soonest mended." 

When Miriam moved from Smith to Simmons, she must 
have brought with her all the knowledge she could possibly 
carry, and then added every atom she could absorb from the 
Science School, for she has given every evidence that her 
supply of said coveted commodity is enormous. She is not one 
of the raucous rabble who can be heard as well as seen, but 
is another of those quiet souls who remain calm and composed 
in the midst of the hectic, hurried life of Simmons. If some 
concern with a remedy for the prevention of falling hair and 
the production of flowing locks could persuade Mim to grace 
their advertisements, we guarantee that they would be making 
more money than they are today. 

Girls' Latin School. 

General Science. 

Class Voucher (3), W. S. S. Committee (3), Executive 
Board (4), Lunchroom Committee ( + ), Second-hand 
Book Store Committee (4). 


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Catherine Virginia Damon 

■ "K-a-t-i-n-k D-a-m-o-n, 
She was the Sophomore President 
Of the Class of two times ten; 
To her we'll all be loyal 
We'll stick through thick and thin, 
K-a-t-i-n-k D-a-m-o-n." 
"I must have excitement. I just can't live without it." 
Proof is scarcely needed to convince us that Katink manages 
to find it. There are just two things she absolutely can't re- 
sist: one is the tantalizing strains of "Dixie" and the other 
that deliciously care-free sensation which she experiences around 
4.20 P.M. She has never thought the midnight oil a worthy 
investment, to be sure, but she has found an excellent sub- 
stitute in a certain happy faculty for luck (we don't dare 
call it bluffing) which has hounded her, so to speak, for four 
years. We owe a good many things to Katink, not the least 
of which is her efficient guiding of the class through Sophomore 
year, and we must not forget that she bequeathed to Simmons 
that indispensable epithet which will reecho down its corridors 
until the end of time. The phrase itself is undeniable; the 
southern accent is heavenly; but the two combined are irresisti- 
ble! All in all, you can't explain Katink — she is herself. But, 
lawdy, it's a mighty fascinating self! 

523 South Court Street, Montgomery, Ala. , 

Sophie B. Wright High School. cCJ&vo/W^ "^ 

Class President (2), Basketball (2, 3, 4), Hockey fz, 3), 
Silver Bay Delegate (2), Usher Junior Prom (2), 
Chairman Junior Welcoming Committee, Vice-Presi- 
dent Dormitory Government (3), Delegate to Chicago 
for Y.W.C.A. (3), Chairman of Floor, Junior Prom, 
Chairman of Christmas Party (3), Y.W.C.A. Cabinet 
(3, 4), Executive Board (3), Usher Senior Prom (3), 
Chairman Social and Civics League (4), Chairman 
Senior Luncheon, Dormitory Council (3), Student Gov- 
ernment Council (4). 

Dorothy Helen Eaton 


"Children should be seen and not heard." 
It is evident that Dot in the period of her infancy was 
deeply imbued with the above principle, which she has deter- 
mined to apply throughout life. Now and then an absent- 
minded instructor wakes to the sudden realization of her 
presence in the class, but though she does not advocate the 
Voluntary Recitation Theory, we are bound to believe, from 
the microscopic accuracy of her notebook, that she is a good 
listener. When khaki called away the South Sudbury youths, 
Dot turned her attention to what she now owns her life pur- 
pose — the reconstruction of German verb conjugations. 

South Sudbury, Mass. 

Sudbury High School. 

Library Science. 


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Marion Eaton 

"How pretty her blushing was 
And how she blushed again." 
Marion is a member of that reputed Library Science organi- 
zation, founded back in 1918 — 'the Bradbury-Eaton-Gilman 
S.P.PA. (Society for the Purpose of Procuring all the A's). 
Even an extemporaneously inflicted hour exam has no terrors for 
the strings of her banjo-mandolin, and to lend her lung-power 
to the Glee Club. Though she has always passed as a man- 
hater, it is rumored that since taking up her abode within the 
strict confines of the Pete Dorms, her ideas on this subject have 
undergone a singular transformation. 

20 Greylock Avenue, Taunton, Mass. 
Taunton High School. 
Library Science. 

Class Executive Board (2), Census Committee (2), Junior 
Welcoming Committee, Chairman Secondhand Book- 
store Committee (4), Mandolin Club, Glee Club. 

Rachel Farwell 

"I shall be as silent as the grave." 
"Whasat, whasat? Oh, no-o-o-o-o-o!" And Rachel is in our 
midst. It makes not the slightest bit of difference whether it's 
dinner time or 2 A.M., Rache is there anyway. She never goes 
to bed — can't afford to. So much goes on in the wee sma' 
hours, you know — and if Rache should miss anything, well — 
we shouldn't like to be responsible for the consequences. 

If any organization in College needs a stenographic reporter, 
why, oh, why, is it always Rachel? Verily, to him that hath 
information, more news shall be given. Aside from being 
"Typing Tillie" for Student Government, she acts as "Short- 
hand Susie" for the Honor Board, and Social Secretary for 
James, at the Dorms. 

After much cogitation, we have decided why it is that Rache 
is chairman of every food committee in College. She has a 
keen appreciation of the relation of good food to the healthy 
mind. When Ella's plaintive cry echoes and reechoes through 
South Hall, "Oh, this life is so futile — I must have food," it's 
always Rache who can be depended on for chief assistant in 
a heavy date with a steak. But why stop at food? She's 
just as good a sport at anything, all the nasty little jobs in- 
cluded, but we do envy her capacity for Whittemore's ice cream. 
59 West Central Street, Natick, Mass. 
Walnut Hill School. 

S.A.A. Executive Board (1), Waitress Sophomore Lun- 
cheon (1), Junior Prom Usher (2), Junior Welcom- 
ing Committee (3), Fines Committee (3), Chairman 
Junior Prom Refreshment Committee (3), Chairman 
Refreshment Committee Sophomore Luncheon (2), 
Stenographic Secretary of Honor Board (4), Chair- 
man Refreshments, Student Government Dance (4), 
Senior Faculty Party (4), Class Day (4). 


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Thelma Freeman 

"A faculty for idleness implies a strong sense of per- 
sonal identity." 

Don't be misled. Thelma isn't idle but she's one of those 
fortunate people who accomplish everything, even to reading 
half a huge chemistry book, in an incredibly short time. No 
one sees how, but it is done and that's all there is to it. She's 
never so busy that she can't listen to another's woes, go out 
for ice cream, or conduct hat rack men along the halls. Al- 
ways on hand for work or play or eats, she proves that "the 
best we can find in our travels is an honest friend." 

357 Cass Avenue, Detroit, Mich. 
Detroit Central High School. 
Household Economics. 

Mary Clara Fulton 

"She danced like this, she danced like that, 
Her feet seemed everywhere ; 
They scarcely touched the floor at all, 
But twinkled in the air." 

As a forcible ejector of the doleful dumps, we can't recom- 
mend anything better than the presence of Mary. The carking 
cares and worries of her Simmons career have evidently made 
no impression upon her, for she still retains her youthful ap- 
pearance as on the day she first entered upon it. This is 
partly explained by the fact that Somerville offers innumerable 
diversions to those having social inclinations. Then there is 
the noon-hour dancing, which adds a spark of variety to the 
daily round. She never misses a day in the gym in spite of 
the stringency of Household Ec. programs. But, most of all, 
you know, Mary is just Mary, and that's why she means 
so much to all those who know her. 

16 Preston Road, Somerville, Mass. 

Somerville High School. 

Household Economics. 

Class Vice-President (1), Junior Corridor Committee, 
Treasurer Simmons Somerville Club, Class Executive 
Board, Senior Lunchroom Committee, Dramatics (4). 


Ruth May Gabler 

"All say that I am formed by nature, 
Just the model for the fair; 
Surely, then, with such a stature, 
You can't urge me to despair." 
Of course not, for, minus her height, how could she play 
Viola to Vivian with such success? Gab's is one of those few- 
and-far-between natures which you run up against once or 
twice in a lifetime. She is so far from being temperamental 
that after beholding that ever-ready, optimistic grin of hers 
we less happily endowed mortals feel a tendency to slink away 
and lose ourselves somewhere. Perhaps the sudden coming 
of the millennium would shake her equilibrium; still it's doubt- 
ful, for Prexy's rapid-fire tactics as displayed in Soc. I have 
failed utterly to do so. After all, as a famous expression has 
it, "It's in the bean." 

149 Chestnut Street, Holyoke, Mass. 
Holyoke High School. 
Household Economics. 

Speaker Sophomore Luncheon (2), Junior Welcoming 
Committee, Class Vice-President (3), Glee Club and 
Choir (2, 3, 4), Chairman Thrift Committee (4), Ves- 
pers Committee (4) , Y. W. Membership Committee 
(3), Chairman Invitation Committee Student Govern- 
ment Dance (4), Chairman Entertainment Committee 
Senior Housewarming (4). 

Constance Elizabeth Giblin 

"Far on the western mountain slope, 
The home of the wolf and the antelope — " — ad infinitum. 
It is fortunate that the Secretarial Department in its efforts 
to be businesslike has not installed that bane of the working- 
girl, the time-clock, else we fear that Connie's degree would be 
like unto the sadly wrecked pay envelopes of those who agree 
that "It's nice to get up in the morning, but it's nicer to stay in 
bed." However, though she has not acquired the art of arriving 
at a nine o'clock class on time, she has mastered that of entering 
the room with an air of superb nonchalance. But all this does 
not go to prove that "Connie" lacks energy, for as President 
of the Newman Club she has demonstrated an unfailing supply 
of it, and her conversational ability is undisputed, in fact her 
friends say that unless restrained she would go on and on 
ad infinitum. 

37 Mayfield Street, Dorchester, Mass. 

Roxbury High School. 


President Newman Club (4). 



Ruth Elizabeth Giles 

"So modest plainness sets off sprightly ivit." 

Here is a girl for whom we had high hopes, in her we 
placed our utmost confidence, and it was she that we expected 
would have "the pearl of great price," the best job — nay, let 
us say position — offered by the Secretarial Department, pre- 
sented to her on a golden platter. But, friends, this was at 
the end of Junior year. During Senior year, we could imagine 
her in any position from that of cash girl up to the Assistant 
of the United States Mint. Now, at the end of Senior year, 
we are totally upset. Our hopes, our trust, our faith in her 
becoming President of the League of Efficient Business Women 
all have been shattered, and we foresee our idol of efficiency 
managing not the United States Steel Corporation but a very 
successful home. Yet, she has not forsaken the Secretarial 
School entirely, for she proves her allegiance when she pours 
forth inspired words of rage against that evil of evils, "Sim- 
mons Efficiency for $18 per." 

33 Crescent Place, Middletown, N. Y. 

Middletown High School. 


Student Government Treasurer (4), Student Govern- 
ment Council (4), Mic Board (4). 

Beatrice Irene Gilman 


"Around me I behold 
The mighty minds of old; 
My never-failing, friends are they, 
With •whom I converse day by day." 

Otherwise known (in a certain reputed circle) as "the Jazz 
Queen of Simmons." Among other things, Bea possesses the 
happy faculty of thinking before she speaks. Though she is 
kept busy plucking A's from the tree of knowledge, she suc- 
ceeds in editing the Review (not the easiest task which we 
could mention) with her characteristic efficiency, and to do a 
lot of other things besides. Among these, her histrionic achieve- 
ments speak for themselves. There's just one thing that puzzles 
us — her recitations being what they are in quality, why does 
Bea so persistently utilize her risible propensities with the 
evident purpose of diverting her instructors' attention from 
what she is saying? 
Winsted, Conn. 

The Gilbert School, Winsted, Conn. 
Library Science. 

Track (1), Social and Civic League Representative (2), 
Dramatics (2, 3), Treasurer Dramatic Club (3), 
Junior Welcoming Committee, Vice-President Connecti- 
cut Club (3), Usher Senior Prom (3), Managing Edi- 
tor Simmons College Review (4), Academy, Student 
Government Council (4). 


11111(3) ™tE MOO^OEO^M 111^0 

Lucy Catherine Gomez 

"Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you." 
A cat may look at a king, and a Bostonian may look at a 
New Yorker. Personally our own class notes are always 
characterized by long blank spaces the last day before each 
vacation when Lucy is garbed for the return to the Big City. 
The tilt of the hat and the exact height of the French heels 
are such as only a Manhattan native can acquire, and our idea 
of "Simmons as She Isn't" is Lucy making her regular holiday 
appearance in "The Return of the Native." 

Besides this gift — and it is a gift, you know — Lucy has one 
of the smoothest dispositions we know, as well as a smile 
that makes Sunny Jim look like General Gloom himself. 
It's not fair, Lucy, the gods were partial. 
941 President Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Erasmus Hall High School. 
Vice-President of the New York Club (3), President (4). 

Harriette Elizabeth Gordon 

"What she undertook she did, and that is more than 
a great many of us do; not to say anything of her do- 
ing it as well as it could be done." 
We can imagine a Music Committee without Harriette, and 
we can also imagine a "jazz" band under the leadership of 
one whose idea of syncopation is "Hearts and Flowers" ren- 
dered with pathos — but we don't want to! No, nor have we 
had to, for where there is music, there also is Harriette, 
whether she is commandeering an orchestra at one of our 
frivolous functions, playing up-to-date melodies as an accom- 
paniment to her classmates' valiant efforts at a '20 song rally, 
or executing with fitting solemnity the hymns at Wednesday 
chapel. But, in spite of it all, she has not the artistic tem- 
perament peculiar to those of musical inclination, but is blessed 
with a practical mind and a penchant system and methodical 
methods. This is the secret of her capability, and proof of it 
lies beyond in the Advertising Section. If this does not answer 
the question, "Is she efficient?" go to some poor, haunted Ad- 
vertising Manager who has been finally convinced by Miss 
Gordon that his firm will go to rack and ruin unless he safe- 
guards it with an "ad" in "Mic," and we venture to say he 
will gasp, "Oh, my, yes!" 

159 Hancock Street, Cambridge, Mass. 
Cambridge Latin School. 

Choir (1, 2, 3, 4), Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Orchestra (2, 
3), Manager (3), Speaker Sophomore Luncheon, Prom 
Usher (2), Sophomore "Sh" Committee, Chairman Mas- 
cot Committee (2), Junior Welcoming Committee, 
Junior Corridor Committee, Chairman Music, Junior 
Prom, Chairman W. S. S. Committee (3), Class Fines 
Committee (3), Prom Usher (3), Waitress Senior 
Spread (3), "Mic" Show (3, 4), Silver Bay Delegate 
(3), Choir and Glee Club Pianist (4), Senior Lunch- 
room Committee, Advertising Manager Microcosm (4), 
Chairman Brown Concert (4), Head Chairman Senior 



Alice Hilda Griffin 


The question was once put to him, how we ought to behave 
to our friends, and the answer he gave was, "As we should 
wish our friends to behave to us." 

1919 was certainly out of luck when Al decided to abandon 
Simmons last year to go out into the cold, cold world, and 
1920 was decidedly in luck when she decided to return this 
year as one of us. 1920 is a bit jealous of Al's erstwhile class 
for the opportunity it had of knowing her, for a girl with a 
personality and whose chief ingredients are good nature and a 
keen sense of humor should not be unknown to a single one of 

552 State Street, Portsmouth, N. H. 

Portsmouth High School. 

Household Economics. 

Cora Pearle Grinnell 

"There's no place like home." 

Cora is in a perpetual state of wishing she were home or 
wailing because she's just left. One reason is that home is 
where the heart is. You'll have to ask Cora his name. She 
can read all new magazines of the month in one evening and 
have the evening end at nine-thirty, too. Her chief claim to 
fame is that she can reach the end of the hall first even though 
six others should have had a head start of ten feet. See 
recent occupants of any room on third floor, 26 P. H., for 
verification of this startling fact. 

Tiverton, R. I. 

B. M. C. Durfee High School. 


Secretary, Rhode Island Club (4). 


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Helen Gunn 

"/ love tranquil solitude 
And such society 
As is quiet, wise and good." 
We hold a grudge against Helen for not letting us know her 
better than we do. We know she is the best kind of a friend — 
one that can be depended upon — and we know that we should 
like to know her better, and that's all we do know! 
369 W. Lorain, Oberlin, Ohio. 
Oberlin High School. 
Household Economics. 

Decoration Committee Sophomore Luncheon, House 
Chairman (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, Red 
Cross Seals (4), Student Head, Longwood House (4). 

Edna Aliene Hall 

"On that best portion of a good man's life, 
His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of 
"I am one of seven — " Thus starts a characteristic Hall 
monologue. We wonder if that in any way accounts for the 
faculty of making "breaks" for Ed has the "cold gray stones, 
O Sea," laid away in the "breaking" line. You would think 
that one who had lived to the ripe old age of a Senior in 
Simmons would perhaps know the Faculty, at least by sight, 
but not so Ed. Far be it from her to embarrass any stray young 
man by mixing him up in a Senior-Faculty party — small 
matter whether he happened to be Faculty himself or not. 
(For further information apply to Mr. Foster of the Chemistry 

Of course she's the best-hearted girl in Simmons — that goes 
without saying. Any little odd jobs, ranging all the way from 
teaching varied and sundry settlement classes to doing the 
combined shopping for South Hall she'll tackle and — more to 
the point — put through with flying colors. Witness Des Moines, 
and a few other paltry incidentals. As for pep and ginger — 
well — all we gotta say is that we favor a program of equal 
distribution, and government prevention of monopoly. You've 
got a corner on 'em both, Ed. 

416 Chester Avenue, Moorestown, N. J. 
Moorestown High School. 
Household Economics. 

Toastmistress Sophomore Luncheon, Junior Welcoming 
Committee, Choir and Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Silver 
Bay Delegate (3), Secretary-Treasurer New Jersey 
State Club (3), Junior Prom Usher (2), Publicity 
Chairman Civic League (3), House Senior (4), Dor- 
mitory Fire Chief (4), Dormitory Council (4), Class 
Day Chairman (4), Y.W.C.A. Social Service Com- 
mittee (4). 


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Vivian Hadley Harris 

"Hf si7;o thinks for himself and rarely imitates, is a free man." 

Vivian presents the strange phenomenon of not only being 
able to think for herself, but — and what is more — of putting 
her thoughts into words. Needless to say, this faculty has 
proved indispensable in meeting the demands of those eternal 
five-minute quizzes in 116. Her tendencies have been well 
defined ever since Freshman year, when she renounced the 
Library course to join the ranks of Science. Though her in- 
terests cover the whole field of phylogenesis, we might add 
that she has found the subject of man in his present state of 
development such a compelling one that she has resolved to 
concentrate her attention upon it "from this time henceforth." 
85 Luckie Street, Atlanta, Ga. 
Deep River High School. 
General Science. 

Decorations Committee Sophomore Luncheon, Properties 
Committee Dramatics (2), Class Executive Board (3), 
Dramatic Committee (3), Chairman Invitations New 
Year's Dance (3), Chairman Door and Floor for 
Dramatics (4), House Senior (4), Chairman Current 
Events, Peterborough House (4). 

Ruth Harrison 

"The common-place does not appeal to me, 
Be it man or deed." 

Of course you all know that law about "like attracting un- 
like." We just want to point out one more example of its opera- 
tion ; namely, the fact that Ruth, that perfect specimen of calm- 
ness and unchangeable serenity, always has the "peppiest" and 
most amusing man at any of our social scenes. Witness Prom. 
"Aye, lad, he's Scotch." Then, too, there are those Saturday af- 
ternoons at the Copley. It has taken some people four years to 
be finally convinced that Ruth and V. Harris do not spring 
from the same family tree, and that Ruth rated two extra 
letters when she was assigned to the Harrison line. 

78 Beacon Street, Hyde Park, Mass. 

Hyde Park High School. 


Waitress Sophomore Luncheon (1), Sophomore "Sh" 
Committee, Junior Prom Invitation Committee. 


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Ruth Mary Haskins 

"/ am no/ what I was. I feel these years 
Have done sad office for me." 

Life is a perverse thing at best. There's always work, to 
bind the free spirit down to the dry drudgery of the desk's 
dead wood ; there's the uncertainty, and again the inexorable- 
ness of trains. But to have one's two score and ten portraits 
stare forth in eternal lapidescence — to look like grim and stony 
Sorrow personified — that indeed is a bitter blow. Another 
spirit would be crushed — but not so Ruth. Who has ever seen 
a merrier smile than hers? 

23 Kilton Street, Taunton, Mass. 
Taunton High School. 
Medical Secretarial. 
Lunchroom Committee (4). 

Ruth M. E. Hennig 


Little Ruth climbed the apple tree 

And down she fell; 

It really never happened, 

But she told it well. 

Behold the Cheerful Cherub of the CP Contingent! You 
would never believe that one of Ruth's sunny disposition could 
seek recreation in biological research on the subject of the 
evolution of man. A thousand years are as one day with Ruth, 
who delights to expound to you the many phases of your 
development all the way from the hayseed to the hyena, and 
so on. Small wonder, then, that she fosters an ambition — Oh, 
ye Shades of Library Methods! — to raise pigs. It would hardly 
surprise us to find her using the proceeds from this venture 
to engage in a new search for the missing link. 

16 Dalrymple Street, Jamaica Plain, Mass. 
Girls' High School, Boston. 
Library Science. 

Social Service Committee (2), Silver Bay Delegate (2), 
Y.VV.C.A. Cabinet (3), Second Hand Book Store (4). 

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Margaret Sturgis Hildreth 


"/ am in earnest. I will not equivocate; I will 
not excuse; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will 
be heard/" 

When one and the same girl possesses a wealth of dark 
tresses and a Remington gold medal, it seems as if Fate were 
partial. We had supposed sixty net could be done but no 
without a Rudolph Remington on some branch of the family 
tree, and so we continued to pound out dirges with philosophica 
resignation. And then in our midst we found we had £ 
virtuoso, with the will to do and the nimble fingers to execute 
As a matter of fact, resignation, philosophical or otherwise 
is a state of mind with which Peg is unacquainted. She would 
challenge us to find a place for it in an efficient secretary's 
life. Seeing how well she gets along without it, who would 
not cast it away? 

5 North High Street, Melrose, Mass. 
Melrose High School. 

Waitress Sophomore Luncheon (1), Invitation Committee 
Junior Prom (3), Senior Lunchroom Committee (4). 

Gladys Natalie Holland 

"So quiet we hardly knew she was there." 

Here is a girl for whom the most juicy, sibilant "Sh!" of any 
Junior Corridor Committee has never held terror. Neither is 
she disturbed by the frothy frivolities and the eternal surge of 
thrills and pangs always so vociferously voiced by her com- 
panions. If Nature were up and doing regarding the survival 
of the fittest system attributed to her, the much-sung violet 
would have retired long ago, in deference to Gladys' modesty 
and gentle, unassuming quietness. 

New Keene Road, Walpole, N. H. 
Bellows Falls High School. 


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"Sleep on and dream of Heaven awhile." 

When Izzie's head goes nodding over those ponderous tomes, 
we wonder whether her mind is wandering in the direction 
of Baltimore or Wood's Hole. Financial embarrassment is 
no more foreign to Izzie than to the rest of us, but she has 
solved the problem, for "where there are postage stamps, there 
also is money." One day, terrible to relate, she lacked lucre, 
but not postage stamps, so accordingly she set out not for a 
bank, but for the post office, smiled sweetly at the caged clerk, 
gave him a beseeching glance together with the stamps, and 
money was hers. 'Twas not a case of "Take back your gold," 
but rather "Take back your postage stamps." Just to prove 
how clever Izzie is, we wish to inform the public, that as a 
reward of merit in Physics 2, she had the honor of silvering 
a mirror conferred upon her, while the rest of the class never 
so much as set eyes upon one. 

20 Frost Avenue, Dorchester, Mass. 
Dorchester High School. 
General Science. 

Class Executive Board (1), Endowment Fund Committee 
(2), Sophomore Luncheon Invitation Committee, Chair- 
man Invitations Junior-Freshman Party (3), Junior 
Welcoming Committee, Second-hand Book Store Com- 
mittee (4). 

Dorothy Hutchings 


"They that laugh win." 

A rumor has come to us from authentic sources that "Dot" 
is showing a profound interest in that masterpiece of culinary 
literature, "Eat and Grow Thin." We feel called upon to 
warn the young lady that said title is deceiving and should be 
changed to "Starve and Grow Grouchy," for all those who 
follow its dictates and pursue its hungry course of soda-less, 
tea-less, and candy-less days find themselves, in due time, bereft 
of their erstwhile sunny dispositions. Put away the book, Dot, 
a disposition like yours cannot be sacrificed ! 

36 Highland Street, East Rochester, N. H. 

Drury High School. 

Household Economics. 

Lunchroom Committee (+), Hockey (3). 


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Mildred Jewell Huxley 

"Wit is something that cannot be long concealed." 

Again we are forced to utter that trite but true remark, 
"Appearances are deceiving," for we have discovered another 
example in one who gives the impression of being quiet and 
retiring by nature. From latest reports we are led to believe 
that "wit" is a chief ingredient in the personality of the young 
lady in question. However, there is an excuse for our not 
finding out the truth long ere this, because Mildred has not 
been with us during the entire career of 1920. Also there 
is some consolation in the thought that she does not go down 
in the annals of the class as being what she "ain't." 

Ontario, N. Y. 

Ontario High School. 


Eleanor Lasell Jacobs 

"Hers was true grace, an attribute of perfect womanhood." 

After nearly two years at Columbia, Eleanor has come back 
to us to share our "Congressional Records" and Judge's 
Charges, likewise our well-beloved vegetable hash for lunch. 

She is just as "smiley" and happy as ever, and gets just as 
many special deliveries, plus about four thousand more — said 
excess being accounted for by the very stunning ring that she 
has acquired since leaving Simmons. 

We'd say, just offhand, and positively not for publication, 
that Eleanor has a pretty bright future ahead of her. She'd 
make a corker secretary, and just as good a wife in our 
humble opinion. That she may have success and happiness 
anyway, is the wish of 1920. 

839 West End Avenue, New York, N. Y. 

Utica Free Academy. 


Chairman Decorations, Sophomore Luncheon. 


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Berta Jacobson 


"For she iuas jes' the quiet kind, 
Whose natures never vary, 
Like streams that keep a summer mind, 
Snonvhid in January." 

Most of Berta's time during her four years at Simmons 
has been spent in endeavoring to decide what subjects to 
take. Indeed, this is an occupation strenuous enough to tax 
to the utmost the mind of any young girl, but when it comes 
to the mind and association, Berta has proved that hers is still 
wonderful. When asked in Psych what the word "cat" called 
up in her gray matter, she replied, "Cat — ugly — claws — spits — 

10 Maiden Street, Everett, Mass. 

Chelsea High School. 

Household Economics. 

Mildred Noyes Jaques 


"No wonder that in talking 
All her efforts she employs: 
This tendency dates from her birth 
For — her middle name is Noyes!" 

Without half trying, Jaquesie early gained the recognition 
of being one of the most accomplished hot-air artists and 
all-round chewers of Webster that ever talked their way 
through Simmons. It is said she talks in her sleep, too (that 
is, when there's anything left over from the day to say). When 
not indulging in this gentle pastime, she busies herself in 
hunting frantically about for misplaced Y. W. posters, which 
seem to possess a signal propensity to evade her. She always 
finds time, however, to indulge in a good joke, even though 
it is at her own expense, and, when it comes to genuine good 
sportsmanship, you'll find Jaquesie somewhere in the lead every 

Binghamton, N. Y. 

Child's Preparatory School. 

Library Science. 

Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Delegate to Silver Bay (3), 
Dormitory Council (4), Y.W.C.A. Cabinet (4). 


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Isabelle Jones 


"A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full 
description of a happy state in this world." 

When we realize "how transient life is, that we are here 
today and gone tomorrow," it moves us to the profoundest 
thought, dissipated only by the strains of Izzy's melodious 
voice raised in the haunting melody, "Hail, O Hail, the Queen 
of Spain." And, speaking of the original bundle of joy! Well, 
all you have to do to revive a dull party is to ask Izzy, where- 
upon the bored contingent becomes as animated as a bunch of 
Red Cross Volunteers at a bandage-building bee. 

A "clean up committee" for Dramatics without Isabelle 
would be as futile as "fair" without "warmer" and likewise 
and in addition, if a few paltry crumbs of bread or half a 
pound or so of cinnamon remains inadvertently on the stove 
on Third Floor South, woe betide the delinquent, for she is 
paged forthwith by Izzy, chief aid to the redoubtable Amelia. 
"In closing, let us say that Isabelle is a sweet girl, beloved 
of teachers and comrades alike" and ADD that she's our 
idea of one hundred per cent in a real "little friend and play- 

437 Commercial Street, East Weymouth, Mass. 
Weymouth High School. 
Household Economics. 

Junior Corridor Committee, Junior Welcoming Com- 
mittee, Chairman Property Committee Dramatics (3), 
Choir and Glee Club (1, 2, 3), Dramatic Committee 
(4), Mic Show (4), Microcosm Board (4). 

Regine Dosenheim Joseph 


"Woman certainly is the offspring of tardiness itself." 

Regine is usually the latest whether it is in arriving at a 
class which has long since begun, or in wearing clothes which 
have the unmistakable air of New York about them. Par- 
ticularly fetching and ultra-urban is the "lavalliere" upon 
which are suspended one pen, one locker key, one blotter, and 
one eraser — first aid to a struggling memory. Long may she 
wave! Regine also has a propensity to questions, and few 
instructors can escape from having a volley of interrogations 
hurled at them when her curiosity is aroused, and they have to 
take care lest what they say may invite discussion, for Regine 
never permits an opportunity for an argument to slip away 
from her. 

519 Union Street, Hudson, N. Y. 

Hudson High School. 


Chairman Costume Committee, Christmas Party (3, 4). 


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Barbara Ellen Jov 

"To err is human, to forgive divine, 
But I am stupid, and forget the last line." 
The above quotation is but one example of Bob's ingenious- 
ness. Others may be pried out of her long-suffering friends, 
who have been the victims of her cleverness in the way of 
jokes, and who forgive her in spite of them, for Bob is irre- 
sistible. Perhaps this is the reason why she is responsible for 
the epidemic which breaks out in every Freshman class, medi- 
cally speaking "Joy-itis." The first symptoms are usually felt 
at the 'sight of her very trim and athletic figure, and tend to 
increase to an alarming degree when she is witnessed play- 
ing a leading role in a hectic hockey game or guarding some 
frenzied forward within an inch of her life in a basketball 
contest. Athletics without Bob is beyond our powers of im- 
agination, for since Freshman year there has not been a Joy- 
less basketball team, hockey or track squad, and as a result a 
record to be proud of and patches and numerals for every 
day of the week. 

20 Roberts Ave. Bar Harbor, Me. Bar Harbor High School. 

Class Treasurer (1), House Chairman (1), Basketball 
(1, 2, 3), Manager (1, 4), Varsity (2), College Bas- 
ketball Manager (4), Track (1, 2, 3), Manager (1, 
2), Tennis (2), Hockey (2, 3, 4), Silver Bay Delegate 
(1), Sophomore Luncheon Waitress (1), Class Vice- 
President (2), Junior Prom Usher (2), S.A.A. Sec- 
retary (2), Junior Welcoming Committee, Senior Prom 
Usher (3), S.A.A. Voucher (3), Mandolin Club (3, 
4), Chairman Decoration Junior Prom, Mic Show 
Cast (4), S.A.A. President (4). 

Marie Warton Kaan 

"Woman's at best a contradiction still." 
President of Y.W. is usually synonymous with a stern and 
staid person with a "Let-us-pray" expression, but Simmons 
has a new brand, one who can lead a meeting with all the 
dignity of the office, and yet be led through the intricacies of 
the latest jazz-steps of the — but we refrain from putting 
it down in black and white — it's too incriminating. A 
while ago, we were on the verge of electing Marie to another 
presidency, that of the very select "Society of Simmons Sirens," 
when after entertaining one of the fair sons of Brown in ac- 
cordance with the by-laws of the organization, she received as 
a fitting and triumphant climax a letter postmarked, Providence, 
R. I., a bid to a frat dance. 'Twas a case of "He came, she 
saw, and she conquered," concluded her envious friends, but 
before they invited her to drape herself in the presidential 
chair, they discovered the bitter truth — she was better fitted 
for the same office in the Association of Finished Forgers. 
162 Aspinwall Avenue, Brookline. Brookline High School. 


Sophomore "Sh" Committee (2), Chairman Sophomore- 
Freshman Party (2), Track (3), '19; Usher Junior 
Prom (2), Dramatic Committee (2), Executive Board 
(2), Junior Welcoming Committee, Silver Bay (2, 3), 
Chairman Social Service Committee (3), Y.W.C.A. 
Cabinet (3), Chairman Decoration Committee Junior 
Prom, Chairman Civilian Relief, Red Cross (3), Presi- 
dent Y.W.C.A. (4). 

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Mary Abbie Kimball 

"/ cannot choose the best. The best chooses me." 
We don't need to explain why the best that we had to offer 
chose Kim; nor how much her spirit has contributed, not only 
to Student Government and to her class, but through them to 
the College as a whole. We came near not finding out about 
her capabilities, for it would be difficult — nay, impossible — 
to discover an equal efficiency allied with greater modesty than 
hers. Her achievements have been a constant source of won- 
der to us; but one thing especially fills us with awe; no matter 
how many conferences, councils, or other official gatherings 
she may be called upon to attend, we can detect not the slightest 
flaw in the high grade of her recitations. There may be a 
few misguided persons who still think of the office of Student 
Government President as being chiefly one of honor ; we who 
have had an intimate view of it no longer doubt that it is the 
most stringent form of unpaid labor that exists; hence our 
love and admiration for Kim are ever on the increase. Is it 
any wonder that we are proud to place her first in 1920's Hall 
of Fame? 

157 Holten Street, Danvers, Mass. 
Holten High School. 
General Science. 

Orchestra (I, 2, 3), Mandolin Club (1), Executive Board 
(2), Bulletin Board Committee (2), Decoration Com- 
mittee Sophomore Luncheon, Track (2), Hockey (2, 3), 
Varsity (3), Sub-varsity (4), Class President (3), Sec- 
retary Y.W.C.A. (3), Usher Senior Prom (3), Dele- 
gate to Vocational Conference (3), War Union Coun- 
cil (3), Delegate Student Government Convention (4), 
Delegate Student Volunteer Conference (4), Student 
Government President (4). 

Margaret Curtis Kingsley 

"Imitation is the sincerest flattery." 
The power of imitation is one that should not be kept sub- 
merged, but Margaret has hidden her talent in this line from 
the majority of us, and from all account we are heavy losers. 
According to reports, North Hall is put into an uproar when 
she imitates and restraint is unavailing when she goes so 
far as to make her dear teachers the victims of her clever- 
ness. Perhaps she fears that were she to make public this 
art, she might lose the respect of her classmates. But, she 
would not, for she has won that and it will never be lo*t. 
Hebron, Me. 
Berwick Academy. 
Household Economics. 

Sophomore "Sh" Committee, House Chairman (2), Senior 
House Chairman, Dormitory Council (4), Glee Club 
and Choir (3, 4). 

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Dorothy Kenneth Kohls 


"The grandest thing on earth, character." 

Dot is another whose wild enthusiasm for "the profession" 
was sensibly cooled by the introduction of that heart-rending 
source of nightmare — the thousand dollar budget. Yet, judg- 
ing from her efficiency in other lines of development, we 
doubt if it is destined to cast a permanent blight upon her 
life. While the rest of us chafed silently under a working 
schedule, more truth than poetry, Dot, fired to eloquence by 
her course in public speaking, conducted a campaign of re- 
volt, which convinced us that it would take more than a 
mere Faculty to put anything over on her and get away with 
it. She is an adept in the art of squelching, whether it be the 
limousined ladies who reside on Beacon Street, or the refractory 
youths who come to dances and leave their savoir vivre at 
home. Nevertheless, this frankness is one of Dot's most charm- 
ing qualities. But it's by no means her only one! 

75 Richardson Road, Melrose Highlands, Mass. 

Melrose High School. 

Library Science. 

Chairman Invitations, Junior Prom (3), Senior Lunch- 
room Committee, Bookstore Committee (4), Class Ex- 
ecutive Board, (4). 

Lucille Mae Lapp 


"She had the genius to be loved." 

"Off with the old, on with the new" is a maxim that Lu 
follows absolutely. One week at Dartmouth Carnival and the 
next at a Tech house party — just as soon her friends get 
one devoted swain's name down pat, it's another "he." And 
yet, with all her frivolity she can make a French seam as well 
as she can float through the mazes of the dance, and strange 
as it may seem, her popularity is not confined to the opposite 
sex. When there is work to be done, Lu does it, whether it 
is laboring over pongee samples or toiling on almost any com- 
mittee from artistic decoration to menial clean-up. If you 
want a good-looking hat in fifteen minutes or a good-looking 
man in the same time, go to Lu, for she never fails to produce 

270 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda, N. Y. 
North Tonawanda High School. 
Household Economics. 

Decoration Committee, Sophomore Luncheon, Decoration 
Chairman Sophomore-Senior Party (2), Junior Prom 
Usher (2), Junior Prom Decoration Committee, Chair- 
man Decorations Junior-Freshman Party (3), Junior 
Welcoming Committee, Chairman Magazine Com- 
mittee, South Hall (4), Chairman Refreshments Senior- 
Freshman Party (4), Chairman Refreshments S.A.A. 
Party (4), Mandolin Club (4), Mic Show Cast (4). 


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Helen Marguerite Lufkin 

"77/£ reason firm, the temperate will, 
Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill." 

A frenzied writer of write-ups, gasping and puffing, reached 
the Library. Secluding herself unobtrusively in the darkest 
possible corner accompanied only by Hoyt's Encyclopedia of 
Practical Quotations, she began a hunt, the object of which was 
a little gem that would contain "efficiency" and thus apply to 
Helen. But, 'twould seem that efficiency is not exactly a 
poetic word, so we had to fall back on "strength and skill." 
In "tapping the typewriter" Helen is just about as skillful as 
she is when she dances, and if you've ever seen her dance, 
you'll know what we mean. 

You never hear much about it, but somehow or other, Helen 
is generally there with the goods. We can hand her a great 

deal for being so efficient in a class where the standard 

(Censored for reasons appreciated only by the modest and re- 
tiring nature). 

437 Main Street, Gloucester, Mass. 
Gloucester High School. 

Endowment Fund Committee (1), Junior Prom Invita- 
tion Committee (3). 

Adaline Goldberg Lurio 


"She hath a why for every wherefore." 

It is rumored that North Hall is petitioning for another tele- 
phone so as to have one for Adaline and one for the rest of the 
Hall. North Hall is to be pitied rather than blamed, for most 
of the excitement in life is gone when every time the phone 
rings, the inevitable "Miss Lurio" is called out. Not only 
does she monopolize the telephone but she also keeps the parlor 
constantly occupied with members of the other sex, and when 
people ask the reason why, we reply, "Have you ever seen 
Adaline decked out in gorgeous finery, or above all have you 
ever heard her render 'Sahara' or 'Dardanella' with deep 

626 No. Duke Street, Lancaster, Pa. 
Stevens High School. 
Household Economics. 

Choir and Glee Club (1, 2), Hockey (2), Sophomore 
Luncheon Committee, Junior Welcoming Committee. 



Helen Theresa Lynch 

"/ am not only witty myself but the cause that ivit is in others." 
The young lady with the s, s, and g grin, gentle reader, is 
Lilli Putian, attempting by this coy method of camouflage to 
dispel that vision of lettuce leaves and scrub brushes with 
which two consecutive Mic shows have surrounded her. In 
real life she is 1920's Royal High Gloom Dispeller and 
Chief Purveyor of Wit. 

Not until this year, however, did we realize that her his- 
trionic talents aimed at more cultured parts. Her portrayals 
of the psycho-analytic wife and of the maiden aunt made us 
fear for Ethel Barrymore's laurels. But unlike most celebri- 
ties who have acquired great weight in college activities, our 
Helen is not at all a difficult person to approach. Despite her 
station in life (which is for the most part Dudley St.), she 
has a way with the Freshmen that is excelled by only one 
other member of her class. 

Recently, if not with joyful feet, at least with one foot of 
joy, Lilli fell to a flat conviction regarding the laws of gravity 
in Room 328. 

But behind all this barrage of nonsense, Helen hides a heart 
the size of which has not been measured ; and to mention 
more obvious gifts, she has a pair of blue Irish eyes which, 
to speak with the words of the great philosopher, Itchaway, 
make any man feel that he "don't know the half of it." 
558 Warren Street, Roxbury, Mass. 
Girls' Latin School. 

Basketball (2), Choir and Glee Club (3, 4), Dramatics 
Door and Floor (3), Junior Prom Music Committee, 
Mic Show (3, 4), Dramatics (4), Mic Board (4). 

Marian Helen Lynn 

"For sense and good taste she'll vie 'with the best." 
Babe is a serene and sociable soul, absolutely exempt from 
all worries save one, and that is the horrible thought that 
school teachers tend to be old maids and that she may be 
offered a job. She indulges in three hobbies, her art gallery 
(which is made up chiefly of masculine subjects), sweaters, 
and operations — a varied collection indeed ! One thing Babe 
is absolutely sure of and that is "Belasco is the best pro- 
ducer," and we are equally certain that her disposition and 
"them bangs" are a wonderful combination. 
410 Grant Avenue, Plainfield, N. J. 
Plainfield High School. 
Household Economics. 

Sophomore Luncheon Committee, Junior Welcoming 
Committee, Junior Prom Committee. 


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Eleanor Emerson Lynott 


"When you dance I wish you a wave o'er the sea that 
you might ever do nothing but that." 

Did you ever see the Twentieth Century Limited go by or did 
you ever hear Lynott talk? If you have you can truly understand 
the word "speed." Take a large amount of personality and 
frankness, flavor with a Southern accent, add a dash of the art 
of rapidity of speech, and you have a faint idea, yea, very 
faint, of her line. And then her dancing! — but here words fail 
us, for all words seem faint. Such terms as grace and lightness 
are inadequate. Just ask her to dance and you will know why. 

220 South Third Street, Louisiana, Mo. 

Louisiana High School. 

Household Economics. 

Junior Welcoming Committee. 

Anna Frances Manning 

"And I'm so tired of it all!" 
Anna is one of our most dashing secretaries — dashing in 
every sense of the word, from the nonchalant way she dashes 
into 9.55 classes promptly at 10 o'clock to the way she dashes 
off copy for Mic. 

In spite of this habit, she always does "get there." While 
the rest of us groan over three extra pages in Hayes, Anna acts 
as the "efficient, capable, tactful business manager" of Mic 
and at the same time holds two positions in town. 

We used to think the S. C. on Anna's ring stood for the 
same thing it means to the rest of us, "Simmons Celibate," 
but her recent debut into Harvology society, and her nightly 
appearances on Mr. Copley's Piazza have led us to believe 
otherwise. Being one of a large family certainly has its ad- 
vantages — it teaches one how to handle crowds. Speaking of 
rings, reminds one, of course, of bells — and that's the real 
Manola ! 

280 Harvard Street, Cambridge, Mass. 
Cambridge Latin School. 

Sophomore Luncheon Decoration Committee, Junior 
Prom Decoration Committee, Junior Corridor Com- 
mittee, Junior Welcoming Committee, Senior Lunch- 
room Committee, Basketball (3), Dramatics (3, 4), 
Mic Show (4), Business Manager of Microcosm (4). 


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Ella Matthews 

"Three merry boys, and three merry boys, 
And three merry boys are ive 
As ever did sing in a hempen string 
Under the gallows tree." 

If the Endowment Fund hasn't been kept before the public 
eye this year, it isn't Ella's fault — she's slaved with the best 
of them, picking and marketing mushrooms, selling millions 
of brick banks, advertising Tony Sarg, etc. She's kept her 
committee busy and made the Endowment Fund a real thing 
in Simmons. This, together with her secretarial duties, her 
desire for a position in Paterson, N. J., and a heavy Canadian 
correspondence has kept Ella busy this year. Not so busy, 
however, but what she has been able to make more than one 
youthful mind forsake the higher arts to stand long before the 
mirror arranging raven ringlets "a la Ella." We don't blame 
them for being crazy about you, Ella. 

238 Albany Avenue, Kingston, N. Y. 

Kingston Academy. 

Household Economics. 

Class Executive Board (1), Dramatics (1, 4), Waitress 
Sophomore Luncheon (1), Sophomore "Sh" Committee, 
Program Committee (2), Junior Welcoming Com- 
mittee, Junior Corridor Committee, Usher at Senior 
Prom (3), Mic Show (4), Chairman Student Alumnae 
Building Committee (4), Secretary Student Govern- 
ment Council (4). 

Norma Arleene McCrillis 


"She doeth little kindnesses 'which most leave undone 
or despise." 

There are some people who were born with an unlimited 
supply of sympathy that makes them not only willing to listen 
to our latest ideas but to enthuse over them. Norma is one 
of these, so is it any wonder that we like to have her around? 
It is very evident that whoever it was who made that much 
quoted statement that Titian hair and hot tempers are in- 
separable did not know her, for Norma's disposition is guar- 
anteed to stand the severest test. 

82 Wakefield Street, Rochester, N. H. 

Rochester High School. 

Household Economics. 

Orchestra (1, 2, 3, 4), Mandolin Club (1, 2, 3). 



Ruth Abigail McDuffee 

"Mac Duff" 

"Were 1 so tall to reach the pole, 
Or grasp the ocean with my span, 
I must be measured by my soul: 
The .mind's the standard of the man." 

Judging from Ruth's recitations, we venture to state that 
her pursuance of that curious will-o'-the-wisp called "Knowl- 
edge" has been far from vain. Her amazing familiarity with 
things Biblical is second only to her superiority in things liter- 
ary. Though not sharing our uproarious idea of "humor," she 
enjoys her own little laugh (more often at our expense) in due 
season. You owe it to 1920, Ruth, and incidentally to your- 
self, to cease hoarding those unpublished manuscripts off- 
handedly dubbed "Yarns." You can't always keep it from the 
world, you know ; sooner or later it will leak out that you are 
a genius! 

Dover, N. H. 

Rochester High School. 

Library Science. 

Grace Pratt Miller 


"She never raved — about instructors, clothes, or men." 

The thermometer of Grace's serene disposition has never 
varied, nor has she ever been known to be grouchy, cross, or 
peeved about anything. Except for hockey and dances, she is 
usually ' answering the summons of interests outside College. 
One of these "interests" is her faithful attendant on the eight 
o'clock train from Quincy each morning. Perhaps this partly 
explains why the pangs of commuting have left so slight a 
trace on her nature. Grace's calm poise is enough to make us 
green-eyed, one and all; nevertheless, we'd give a good deal 
to see her genuinely rattled, just once, for the novelty of the 
thing ! 

10 Dysart Street, Quincy, Mass. 

Thayer Academy. 


Hockey (2, 4), Secretary Simmons Unitarian Club (4). 



Margaret Lee Milne 


"To ///:0.?£ who know thee not, no words can paint, 
And those who know thee, know all words are faint." 
Even the Muse of Microcosm is forced to lay down her 
pen in despair at the attempt to do justice in mere words to 
her who for one-half of its existence — and by far the most 
difficult half, that of the beginning and the close of its career — 
has piloted the Class of 1920 on its way. Her credit must 
speak for itself, where words fail. Athletics, music, dra- 
matics, social activities — all have felt the inspiration of 
Peg's share in them. Be it a tennis racket or the scepter 
of office, she wields both with equal success. To say what 
her influence in the class has meant would verge on the 
sentimental. Her supreme modesty, in the face of all she 
accomplishes, is a thing at which we shall never cease to won- 
der. Peg enters into everything she undertakes with energy 
and enthusiasm, and loses no time in achieving results. The 
same holds true, it must be confessed, in her studies, where she 
has profited by Katink's example to dispense with these neces- 
sary evils with a phenomenal speed. 1920 can't express its 
appreciation of you, Peg, but we'll look back through the years 
and feel ourselves better for having known you. 
26 Pine St., Fall River, Mass. B.M.C. Durfee High School. 

Library Science. 

Class President (1, 4), Tennis Singles (1), Mandolin 
Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Leader (4), Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 
4), Basketball (3, 4), Hockey (4), Varsity Hockey (4), 
Chairman Sophomore Luncheon, Chairman Junior Prom, 
Tennis Doubles (3), Track (1, 3), Dramatics (3), Mic 
Show (3, 4), Junior Welcoming Committee, Waitress 
Sophomore Luncheon (1), Usher Junior Prom (2), 
Usher Senior Prom (3), Librarian Glee Club (2). 

Sylvia Mishel 

Miss Sylvia Mishel was one of those frequently seen 
at the recent smart gatherings at Simmons. Most ex- 
quisitely and appropriately gowned, she was the 
cynosure of many feminine (as well as masculine) eyes. 
— Society Notes, The Review. 
To one the least bit socialistically inclined, it would seem that 
Sylvia had secured more than a fair share in the "distribu- 
tion of wealth" — as viewed by a woman. We shudder to 
think what would be her fate under a Socialist Suffragette 
System. We're afraid a pretty heavy "excess profit" tax 
would be imposed on anyone whose list of assets contained such 
items as: 

Good looks — brown eyes, curly hair and a Vogue figure 
worthy of special mention; brains — an abundance; efficiency — 
maximum marks with limited (yea, very limited) labor; pro- 
ficiency — technical, the attainment of a sufficient degree of; 
clothes — which defy analysis. They are an indescribable com- 
bination of New York, Vanity Fair, and Sylvia. And that's not 
all! We didn't bother to classify such non-essentials as the 
ability to play the piano and the flute, and dance like Irene 

6 Cummings Road, Brookline, Mass. Girls' High School. 


Orchestra (1, 2, 3), Mandolin Club (1, 2, 3), Vice-Presi- 
dent of Menorah (4). 



Ruth Devens Mooers 


"i <;or no patience loitk blues at all!" 

Be it known, then, that Douglas Fairbanks is not the only 
exponent of that happy doctrine of "Laugh and Live." It 
requires an ever-bright, warranted-not-to-rust disposition like 
Ruth's to withstand successfully four years of commuting along 
the weary miles of Boston Elevated between East Milton and 
Back Ba> r . Suffice it to say that her smile has stood the test 
of time. She can't even shake it off for that mournful Senior 
goosestep into chapel on Wednesday afternoons — it beams out 
from the somber background of cap and gown as though to 
say, "Behold, here I am again. I am unsquelchable !" 

39 Bates Road, Milton, Mass. 

Milton High School. 

Household Economics. 

Marjorie Louise Mooney 


"Serene and resolute and still calm and self-possessed." 



Cold .... 

Insomnia .... 

2 aspirins. 

3 aspirins. 

4 aspirins. 
2 aspirins. 

No matter what your ailment may be, take an aspirin! This 
is Marj's advice, and from the way she follows it herself 
and from the number of said tablets she bestows upon her 
friends we are led to believe that Mr. Bayer gives her a com- 
mission. But Marj's giving is not limited to advice and as- 
pirin, but goes as far as her last cent, and she would make you 
feel that it was your duty to take even that. 

42 Summer Street, Medway, Mass. 

Medway High School. 



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Ruth Elder Morrill 

"Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow iue die!" 

Before we say anything about Ruth we'd like to warn our 
kind readers. If you have a good-looking brother, or if you 
have someone else's good-looking brother, don't leave him 
around where he'll meet Ruth! Ruth without exception has 
the largest and most variegated collection of frat pins, Beta 
rings, and souvenirs from house parties of anyone we know. 
Somehow she has a faculty of getting away with things 
— whether it be cutting a few classes or automobiling alone 
after 6 P.M. 

53 Main Street, Saco, Maine. 
Thornton Academy. 
Household Economics. 

Marian Elisabeth Morse 

"To make knowledge valuable, you must have the 
cheerfulness of wisdom." 

''What are all those little blue cards on the bulletin board?" 
asked Marian one day last fall, and when informed that they 
were flunk cards she remarked, "Well, you can't expect me to 
know. I've never had one." This helps us to understand to 
a degree her ability to look intelligent and cheerful at one 
and the same time. If we weren't so good-natured ourselves 
we might be moved to revolt at this Pollyannic tendency of 
hers. Even the demoralizing influence of dormitory life has 
been unable to mitigate the chronic good cheer imprinted on 
her countenance. 

8 Victoria Street, Revere, Mass. 
Revere High School. 
Household Economics. 

Glee Club, Choir (1, 2, 3, 4), Hockey (3, 4), Varsity 
Hockey (4), Track (1). 


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Stella May Morse 


"Friendsliip! mysterious cement of the soul, 
Svieet'ncr of life, and solder of society; 
I owe the much." 

Stella possesses the marvelous faculty — though she won't 
admit it — of having retained her good nature as unsullied as 
on the day she entered Simmons, despite the vicissitudes of 
Cataloguing, Library History, and the like. other 
things, we envy her the careless ease with which she gains 
the confidence of her instructors. Perhaps it is this same 
mysterious quality which causes the girls whose friendship she 
has made to look up to her with an ever-increasing admiration 
from year to year. Stella's frequent and delightful "At Homes" 
to the harassed Library Seniors will ever stand in their 
memory as among the bright spots in their college life. All 
in all, she has contributed much, in ways that count, to 1920's 
fame, and has helped a lot to make college spirit a thing of 

14 Hersom Street, Watertown, Mass. 

Watertown High School. 

Library Science. 

Track (1, 2), Treasurer of Y.W.C.A. (2), Sophomore 
"Sh" Committee, Junior Corridor Committee, Junior 
Welcoming Committee, Honor Board (4). 

Mary Valentine Moss 

"But there's nothing half so sweet in life 
As love's young dream." 
Mary is one of the people who dread exams — and well she 
may! To our personal knowledge Mary has had one "D" 
in her college career. And yet for all her studiousness Mary 
has thoughts like unto the rest of us at times. She was once 
heard to wonder what it would seem like to be engaged to 
two men at the same time. We don't know, Mary, very few 
of us have tried it. 
Athens, Ga. 
Lucy Cobb Institute. 
Household Economics. 

Honor Board (1), Class Executive Board (2), Junior 
Prom Usher (2). 


Madeline Hall Murdoch 


"Serious for a moment — laughter for a month." 

What was that that flew by like a shot out of a gun? Oh, 
that was Madeline — speed is her middle name. But she's never 
in such a hurry but what she can find the time to do something 
for you, shine your shoes, fix your hat for millinery, run up 
to Coolidge, absolutely anything. Some of us had to come 
to college to learn how to do these things, but it was born 
in Madeline. 

12 Simmons Avenue, Brockton, Mass. 

Brockton High School. 

Household Economics. 

Junior Welcoming Committee, House Senior (4), Chair- 
man Morning Chapel (4), Dormitory Council (4). 

Anna Margaret Nellis 

"Meg" "Peg" 

"Like that rare stone of alchemists of old, 
Good humor turns the dross of life to gold." 

Meg is more potent that the old alchemists, for her charm 
really works. She manages somehow to make us laugh even 
in those "dry as dust" minutes which occur — oh, just once in 
a while. But if you want to see her when she is really doing 
something, you should attend basketball practices and Mic 
Board meetings. When Meg gets desperate, she says she is 
going to be a journalist. Well, judging from her work on 
Mic — we think it's a pretty good book — it isn't the worst thing 
she could do. Personally, we think the stage is her true voca- 
tion. Her ability to assume the most grotesque expressions — 
forty-nine in one minute — would make Bessie McCoy jealous. 
And when it comes to registering absorbed interest and rapt 
attention, well, watch her in a Library meeting. 
10 Westbourne Street, Roslindale. 
West Roxbury High School. 

Chairman Entertainment Sophomore-Freshman Party (1), 
Social and Civic Club (2), Speaker Sophomore 
Luncheon, Song Committee, Sophomore Luncheon, Class 
Secretary (3), Vice-President S. A. A. (3), Treasurer 
Christian Science Society (3), Chairman (4), Track 
(1), Basketball (2, 4), Manager (2), Hockey (2, 4), 
Junior Prom Usher (2), Senior Prom Usher (3), Chair- 
man Freshman "Bible" (3), Welcoming Committee, 
Junior Corridor Committee, Chairman Property Com- 
mittee Mic Show (4), Chairman Foreign Students 
(4), Microcosm Board (3), Assistant Editor Micro- 
cosm (4). 

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Frances Ella Newhall 


"A little nonsense now and then 
Is relished by the best of men." 

We sometimes wonder if Fran came here with a fixed deter- 
mination not to let the mass of machinery (with all its "stulti- 
fying effects") incident to the life of a Simmons Sec. alter 
her calm, serene disposition. Surely there must be some reason 
for her Lewis Carroll propensity to burst unexpectedly forth 
into a more or less unintelligible but always most mirth-provok- 
ing rhymes. We want to give our hearty endorsement of the 
efficacy of her method, for Fran's sunny smile is one of the 
greatest marvels of our lives. We have never known any- 
thing which has had the power to overcast it. And having 
seen it pass undimmed through the onslaughts of the slide- 
rule and the fallacy of the undistributed middle term, we are 
confident that it is "on forever." 

23 Atlantic Street, Lynn, Mass. 

Lynn Classical High School. 


Decoration Committee Junior Prom, Clean-Up Committee, 
Dramatics (4), Chairman Senior Freshman Party (4). 

Katharine Applegate Nichols 


"Wisely and slow — they stumble that run fast." 

In her Junior year, Katharine learned the word "can't" is a 
word not to be used in Simmons. Katharine told the Sewing 
Department that she could not tat. The Sewing Department 
told Katharine that she had to tat, so tat she did, and this 
year it is her favorite pastime. She can never be upbraided for 
talking too much, for she qualifies for the distinction of being 
the class sphinx. Just as we often wonder what that famous 
Egyptian thinks of the people about him, we are curious to 
know what she thinks of us. But we never shall, for she 
too remains silent. 

315 Summer Avenue, Newark, N. J. 

Barringer High School. 

Household Economics. 



Helen Dorothy Nickerson 


"A maiden fair to luhom was given 
A little of earth, a little of heaven." 

Before reading this "write-up," think of all the nice things 
you could possibly say of one small bit of femininity. Then 
look below and see what we have neglected to mention. Nicky's 
charming naivete, and childlike innocence of her expression, and 
above all, that "I have conversed with the angels" smile, are 
some things we couldn't forget. Then, too, beneath this en- 
gaging exterior, there are hidden much independence of thought 
and a vast capability, particularly when it comes to tearing 
off page after page of the manuscripts of that widely read 
author, J. N. Kimball. It used to be one of Nicky's most un- 
shakable convictions that her brother was far superior to any- 
one else's brother, but lately we've begun to suspect that she 
is weakening. Perhaps Senior Luncheon, which has it all over 
the wash for bringing things out, will set our minds at rest. 
Anyway, we wouldn't "be surprised." 

37 Birch Street, Cliftondale, Mass. 
Saugus High School. 

Endowment Fund Committee (1), Track (1), Waitress 
Sophomore Luncheon (1), Class Treasurer (2), Hockey 
(2), Class Fines Committee (2), Usher Junior Prom 
(2), Silver Bay Delegate (2), Junior Welcom- 
ing Committee, Senior Prom Usher (3), Mandolin 
Club (3), Junior Prom Decoration Committee, Senior 
Adviser Committee (4), Program Committee (4). 

Elizabeth Nott 

"The capacity of the human mind to resist the in- 
troduction of knowledge cannot be overestimated." 

Bunch might, then, not improperly be termed Simmons' great- 
est "La Resista." Her achievement in this line is second only 
to the signal success with which she has managed to resist 
the temptation to arrive on time at nine o'clock classes. Per- 
sistent good humor and an even temper are, however, just as 
truly a part of her nature. Bunch's service two years back 
as a farmerette evidently proved a deathblow to her in- 
clinations libraryward, for ever since she has been unable to 
stifle the desire to burst forth, as it were, into a first-class 
agriculturist. Just what she will concentrate her attention 
upon no one knows, though she herself admits it will be some- 
thing of an eatable nature. In the light of Bunch's appetite 
(which has even driven her to the in-between-meal habit of 
chewing a rubber band) we may be assured that her work will 
not suffer from lack of a personal interest. 

White Plains High School. 

Library Science. 

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Elizabeth Nowers 


"In arguing, too, the parson owed his skill, 
For e'en though vanquished, he could argue still." 
That sudden sound, that voice from the uncharted depths, 
a human sound, when all humanity is sleeping — why — that's 
Lib elucidating. "No, it's only twenty-nine minutes past ten." 
And, apropos of nothing at all, it generally is. 

Lib's the greatest little "manager" Simmons ever produced 
— guaranteed to manage everything from the best hockey season 
we ever had to Rache Farwell with a "cold id her dose" and 
believe us, that last is a job worthy the master hand of G. 
W. or Napoleon. 

There's one thing we wouldn't be ashamed to know, how- 
ever, and that is how Lib so successfully manages Boston Uni- 
versity and the city of Worcester at one and the same time. 
Tricks in all trades, even to managerial ability, but we're "down 
for the count" on that proposition. 

North Hancock Street, Lexington, Mass. 
Lexington High School. 
Household Economics. 

Hockey (2, 3, 4), Captain (2, 3), Varsity (3, 4), Cap- 
tain (4), Manager (4), Assistant Track Manager (3), 
Junior Welcoming Committee, Junior Corridor Com- 
mittee, Class Executive Board (4), S. A. A. Executive 
Board (4), House Senior (4), Dormitory Council (4). 

Helen Rebecca Oakes 

"How she loves its gentle murmur, 
How she loves its constant flow, 
How she loves to wind her tongue up, 
How she loves to let it go!" 
It is a matter of debate, however, as to which Oakesie 
would choose — eating or talking — if one process hindered the 
other, which fortunately, in this case, it doesn't. Her repu- 
tation regarding the former accomplishment is constructive as 
well as destructive, and the astonishing way she can demolish 
ice cream and Maine cider and all good things is equaled by 
the way she creates — well, divinity fudge, for instance. From 
hoary antiquity, the wise and the facetious have discoursed 
upon man's terror of woman's tongue and on his edibilatory 
weakness, and it is woman's problem, Helen, to determine the 
relative strength of these antipodal forces. 

We think — Helen certainly thinks — that her life is an abused 
and henpecked one, with publishers and treasurers' books and 
friends over-solicitous for the preservation of her dignity. But 
what can one do when one was born with a giggle? 
246 Lamartine Street, Jamaica Plain, Mass. 
West Roxbury High School. 

Track (1, 3), Basketball (3), Hockey (3, 4), Endow- 
ment Fund (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, In- 
vitation Committee Junior Prom, Senior Lunchroom 
Committee, Class Treasurer (4), Captain Basketball 
(4), Publication Editor Review (4). 

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Marie Frances O'Connor 

"In ivit a man, in innocence a child." 
There was one person who knew just what was going to be 
in this writeup, or thought she did, long before one word had 
been put on paper, and that person was Okie. But, we wish 
to state that really she didn't know the half of it, for all she 
thought necessary was "M. O'Connor, Average Girl, Track, 
Dramatics." The other half is that Okie is so far beyond the 
average that she leaves it trailing in the dust, just as she 
leaves the ground when she does one of the famous O'Connor 
jumps every season at Track Day. Oh, yes, indeed, Marie 
hits the high spots, and when she goes in for anything there's 
nothing half-hearted in her method. This season it has been 
the social whirl of Harvard and Tech, with a bit of opera and 
theater thrown in. No wonder Okie captured the Most Ver- 
satile, for it is all of that to be able to turn from finding the 
life, habits and customs of some chemical unknown to starring 
in Dramatics. Some of Okie's rare remarks, the delight of 
her sister Bolsheviks, are the result of an astounding naivete 
a delicious frankness, and an unequaled faculty for making 
"breaks." And when it comes to seeing jokes, and incidentally 
analyzing them — but forgive us, Okie, we will say no more, for 
we realize that now we are encroaching upon the domain of 
Percy Flage. 

24 Ellsworth Ave., Cambridge, Mass. Cambridge Latin School. 
General Science. 

Speaker, Sophomore Luncheon (2), Dramatics (1, 4), 
Treasurer Dramatic Club (2), Track (2, 3), Endow- 
ment Fund (3), Junior Prom Usher (2), Junior "Sh" 
Committee (3), Junior Welcoming Committee (2), 
Chairman Dramatic Committee (3), Junior Prom Pro- 
gram Chairman (3), President Dramatic Club (4), 
Vice-President Student Government (4), Chairman 
Entertainment Class Day (4), Student Government 
Council (4). 

Emma Winifred Olden 

"This world, for all of us, my friend, 
Hath something more than pounds and pence; 
Then let me humbly recommend 
A little use of common sense." 
Fred practiced economy with the English language long 
before Mr. Hoover's name ever appeared at the foot of a food 
bulletin. Not content with existing restrictive measures at 
Simmons, she is now enjoying a cut system all her own. No 
less precision does she exercise in the matter of choosing her 
friends, in regard to whom we know her taste to be essentially 
cosmopolitan. So much so that the habitues of First Floor 
North received a sudden shock last fall by the appearance in 
Fred's room of a small but convincing member of the reptile 
family. Rumor has it that if his health remains intact she 
plans to use him as the foundation for a museum which she will 
some day bequeath to her beloved Princeton! 
Olden Lane, Princeton, N. J. Princeton High School. 

Library Science. 


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Helen Ruth O'Neil 

"We girls have such spirits." 
If there had been a contest for the "Speediest Talker," 
Helen would have left the rest of us gasping for breath and 
actually walked away, or rather talked away with the laurels, 
for she has the reputation of being able to say more in one 
breath than anyone else in captivity. Too bad for Ireland that 
"Home Rule," H. R. you know, O'Neil can't get a word in 
edgewise for the cause, as we are quite sure that it would 
result in Ireland being as free as air. And when Neal lays 
aside all girlish things and dons masculine attire, maidenly 
hearts begin to flutter in a way that would make any per- 
fectly good matinee-idol fairly green with envy, and when she 
makes love, well — there is no doubt but that she has profited 
by splendid example. Some man is going to get a secretary 
with all the earmarks of efficiency, capability, etcetera, but, alas, 
we fear he won't keep her long, for My — why mention a 
name too often quoted to be unknown — is apt to deprive him of 
her all too soon. 

20 Cushing Avenue, Dorchester, Mass. 
Girls' High School. 

Sophomore "Sh" Committee (2), Chairman Ring Com- 
mittee (2), Junior Welcoming Committee (3), Senior 
Prom Usher (3), Commencement Usher (3), Class 
Executive Board (3), Dramatics (1, 2, 3, 4), Vice- 
President Dramatic Club (3), Chairman Dramatic 
Committee (4), Vice-President Class (4), Student Gov- 
ernment Council (4). 

Marion Elizabeth Peterson 

"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall 
And most divinely fair." 
That Pete is above us all as far as height is concerned 
goes without saying, and those of us who rated ourselves for 
a place among the Most Dignified are consoled by the thought 
that that is why she captured one of the crowns. Pete has 
a conscience that would make the proverbial New England 
conscience look to its laurels, and the wonder of her life is 
how she ever passed a course at Simmons. Biennially, she 
receives the shock of her existence when she discovers to her 
utter amazement that she hasn't flunked every subject, not to 
say anything of a few A's and B's, whose origin, though they 
are down in black and white, she is unable to figure out. At 
Glee Club concerts this season, Miss Peterson has lent an un- 
mistakably ultra air and a most effete tone, partly due to her 
absolutely oceanic wave and a pair of siren-like earrings that 
smack of the alluring. 

10 Stow Street, Concord, Mass. 
Concord High School. 

Basketball (2), Junior Welcoming Committee, Honor 
Board (3), Glee Club (3, 4), Chairman Program Com- 
mittee (4), President of Musical Association (4), Stu- 
dent Government Council (4). 


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Margaret Elizabeth Randall 


"The stars with their laughter are shaken; 
The long waves laugh at sea; 
And the little Imp of Laughter 
Laughs in the soul of me." 

Someone with a passion for categorical discrimination sug- 
gested a Gigglers' Club with Peg as the Prima Donna Giggler. 
Everyone has heard Peg's laugh; it's just as apt to bubble up 
in the middle of a Congressional Record and leave our work- 
begrimed spirits like a hidden brook in the leafy month of 
June as it is to mingle with our multifariously pitched giggles 
in the corridor. But Peg is not a person of single excellence, 
an obvious fact when one has heard the surpassing vehemence 
and vigor with which she expresses her opinions. She has 
well-defined ones on the joys of home life for one thing! 

"I can't cork down my indignation ; I froth up with fury." 
But lo! when her ire brims over, the froth is radiant with 
melodious mirth. 

15 Lloyd Street, Winchester, Mass. 

Winchester High School. 

Medical Secretarial. 

Orchestra (1, 2), Junior Corjidor Committee. 

Inez Evelyn Riley 

"And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen 
The maiden herself will steal after it soon." 

Inez possesses the unique faculty of not only knowing what 
she wants, but, in her serene way, of going after and getting 
it. In spite of the stringency of food conservation laws, she 
still maintains her passionate fondness for edibles which earned 
for her the title of "Tanko" during her Sophomore year. We 
now have evidence that she is only waiting her degree to con- 
centrate her energies upon this fascinating subject. Witness 
the third finger of her left hand. 

East Greenwich, R. I. 

East Greenwich Academy. 

Household Economics. 

Vice-President R. I. State Club (3), President (4). 


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Helen Monica Ripley 

"Out, damned spot — out, I say!" 

You've heard of the famous Robin Hood's barn, of course, 
but it took Rip to discover it in real life, and to be sure she'd 
made no mistake she made three trips around said building. 
When not riding around barns she's acting as common carrier for 
two valises, five or six books, a Boston bag, a scarf, a muff, 
a variegated collection of Army pins and a bottle of ink be- 
tween North "Chumsford" and Simmons. Rip is a member 
of the progressive party once known as the Junior Bolshe- 
viks, but now become the Senior Soviet, which makes merry 
in the lunchroom every day. As chief contributor of tact to 
that heterogeneous assemblage she bids fair for a niche in the 
Hall of Fame. Around these hallowed halls Rip's chief asset 
is ink on hand, but if you've never see her in full war paint, 
armed for the battle of the ballroom, you don't know Rip. 

Her flow of English in our Freshman classes frightened us 
so we came near never knowing her. But having penetrated 
the barrage of polysyllables with which she wards off the un- 
suspecting, we found one of those rare gifts, a mind. Yearn- 
ings toward Oxford don't exactly coincide with the "sterkly" 
business ideas thrust upon us at Simmons, but then we've long 
since given up accounting for the vagaries of mind of anyone 
who has weathered four years with Rip's gang. 
North Chelmsford, Mass. 
Lowell High School. 

Lunchroom Committee (4), Choir and Glee Club (1, 2, 
3, 4), Mic Show (4). 

Sophia Grace Rivitz 


"She hath powers that Cleopatra well might envy." 

Every class has its "woman of mystery" and 1920 has Sophie. 
Since Freshman days we have endeavored to penetrate beyond 
mere external appearances to know more about how her time 
was spent when she was not reasoning with a racy Remington, 
or overcoming an unruly Underwood, but 'twas of no avail. 
Sophie remained a mystery, but all the while we were fos- 
tering a suspicion that Sophie was possessed of powers that 
would make Theda Bara put away' her earrings in despair and 
cause Valeska Surratt to exit from the stage sighing "What's 
the use!" At length, some incriminating evidence, based upon 
some of her own testimony, was brought to light and it 
proved beyond a shadow of doubt that we were right. No 
longer did we only suspect that the activity of Sophie's tele- 
phone wire is such that answers the question, "Why Tele- 
phone Girls Strike" — we knew it. And when confronted with 
the facts, she would neither affirm nor deny. 

23 Homestead Street, Roxbury, Mass. 

Roxbury High School. 



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Edith Louise Roat 


"On their own merits modest men are dumb." 

Here is a girl who has struggled bravely to win her degree. 
Hers has been a rocky road, paved with A's and B's, but she 
has kept on undaunted. After last year it seemed as if all 
were lost. Just what happened cannot be stated with any 
degree of. certainty, but it is suspected that she got a C. But, 
did she weaken? No, she went to summer school and won 
a few more points, and now there is a slight possibility that 
with steady and. concentrated effort she will reach the end of 
the road by June, 1920. Verily, she hath a power of endurance! 
286 College Avenue, Kingston, Pa. 
Wyoming Seminary. 
Household Economics. 

House Chairman (2), Dormitory Council (2), Mandolin 
Club (2, 3), Glee Club and Choir (3), Red Cross 
Committee (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, Chair- 
man Voucher Committee (4). 

Marion Stanwood Rust 


"The hue that lights her oval cheeks 
Recalls the pink that tints a cherry; 
Upon her chin a dimple speaks, 
A disposition blithe and merry." 

We really can't knock you on anything, Rustie, except your 
good humor, which, by the way, we find strangely incompatible 
with your expressed preference for cataloguing as a future 
means of employment. Is this fondness genuine, we wonder, or 
was it the bright lights of "li'l old New York" which enthralled 
you and warped your judgment in the matter? We are inclined 
to believe the latter, for how else could we reconcile such an 
ambition with a certain declaration you made along in Janu- 
ary: "I don't care, I shan't take any electives. From now until 
June I intend to take things easy!" Can anyone offer an ex- 

Bucksport, Me. 

East Maine Conference Seminary. 

Library Science. 

Junior Welcoming Committee, Senior Lunchroom Com- 


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Marion Frances Scott 


"Knowledge is power." 

Midge is Exhibit A in proof of our mutual friend, Mr. 
Hayes' theory that all differences in individuals are compensa- 
tor}', for while many of us look down upon Midge from the 
heights of our merely physical superiority, the heights of 
mental superiority from which she looks down upon us are 
beyond the sight of our straining vision. 

She descends to our plane of understanding and apprecia- 
tion often enough, however, to edit the art section of Mic 
along with her many literary duties on the Review. 

But best of all, when we hear her irrepressible giggle in 
Business Methods, we know that the halo around our Brightest 
has not entirely dimmed her rarest gift of all — a sense of 

11 Estralla Street, Jamaica Plain, Mass. 
Girls' High School. 

Microcosm Board (1, 2), Persimmons Board (2), Poster 
Committee (3, 4), Hockey Team (2, 3, 4), Execu- 
tive Board, Newman Club (4), Secretary-Treasurer of 
Academy (4), Assistant Editor Review (4), Art Edi- 
tor of Microcosm (4). 

Riuth Scully 

"/ do but sing because I must 
And pipe but as the linnets sing." 

If you want a cheer led, if you want a song written, see 
Ruth — and then wait! At the eleventh hour and fifty-ninth 
minute you'll get your song. You'll be positive that you're 
not going to get it and say terrible things about Ruth, but 
she comes up smiling with the song! If you don't like it 
she's apt to say, "Can you do any better?" with extra added 
emphasis on the "you," and you have to admit that you can't. 
For the past year we have had a sneaking feeling that Sim- 
mons wasn't the most important thing in Ruth's life, but she 
still denies that there is anything in it. Nevertheless we'll 
be willing to bet she won't be guiding the infant mind into 
the intricacies of cooking for many years to come ! 
299 Ash Street, Brockton, Mass. 
Arlington High School. 
Household Economics. 

Silver Bay Delegate (1), Choir (1, 2. 3, 4), Glee Club 
(1, 3, 4), Leader (4), Track (1, 2, 4), Class Sec- 
retary (2), Class Cheer and Song Leader (2, 3, 4), 
S.A.A. Executive Board (2), Red Cross Committee 
(2), Hockey (2, 3, 4), Varsity (3, 4), Senior Prom 
Usher (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, Chairman 
Membership Committee, Y.W.C.A. (3), Mic Show 
Cast (3, 4), College Song Leader (4). 



Elizabeth Seiple 


"Accounts are not the funny things 
Mr. Turner tries to make 'em; 
But whether humorous or not 
Depends on how you take 'em!" 

To see Betty one might think that the only care she had in 
the world was trying to think up excuses to get out of taking 
extra settlement classes — along with the rest of the Household 
Economics school. But not so — upon Elizabeth rests the ar- 
duous task of making the dormitories into ideal places, and 
it's some job! The walls of South Hall no longer reecho to the 
tune of "Someone help Elizabeth find Rachel's tacks!" For 
Betty likes peace and quiet and there were other attractions 
in North Hall to cause her to settle there permanently. 

1408 Third Avenue, New Brighton, Pa. 

New Brighton High School. 

Household Economics. 

Secretary and Treasurer Pennsylvania Club (2), Wait- 
ress Sophomore Luncheon ( 1 ) , Secretary Dormitory 
Government (3), Class Executive Board (3), Junior 
Welcoming Committee, Glee Club and Choir (2, 3, 4), 
President Dormitory Government (4) , Student Gov- 
ernment Council (4). 

Ruth Ardis Seybolt 


"Nor do I know the name of the branch of learning 
which is worth acquiring at the price of a brain-fever." 

Cy sometimes forgets this and studies so energetically that 
everybody else stands out from under until the storm subsides. 
The rest of the time she's doing so, many things we wouldn't 
have room to print them all. By turns she is filled with a 
noble discontent that she is not a millionairess, a boy, or a 
V. V. Vamp. Few can keep pace with her wild schemes for 
preventing life from becoming monotonous. An April maid 
is Cy, either all sunshine or all storm, but in either case she's 
sure to be funny, interesting, and a good pal. 

7 Highland Street, Portsmouth, N. H. 

Portsmouth High School. 

Household Economics. 

Prom Usher (2), Junior Welcoming Committee, Tennis 
Manager (4), S. A. A. Voucher (4), Peterborough 
House Chairman (4), Dormitory Council (4). 



Frances Sharf 

"She hath the power to loose the fetters of harmony, 
and hold it ever under her command." 

If only it could be arranged to have a victrola playing some 
of the latest records attached to Frances' Underwood, we feel 
that her speed in typewriting would exceed all limits and she 
would be veritably swamped with cardcases and covered with 
medals — all due to her responsiveness to "jazz." There would 
be another advantage in this too, for she could shut off the 
record whenever she so desired, something she cannot always 
do when some catchy refrain is running through her mind 
during a deep and lengthy lecture. In Mic Show, however, 
the ban is off and with the aid of her banjo she can give vent 
to her feeling. The result is music which is guaranteed to give 
even the absolutely "jazz-proof" a severe attack of syncopation. 
And while the weary Secretariate complain of overwork, Fran 
wonders why, for she has solved the problem of how to reduce 
study to the minimum and get away with it. 

79 Waumbeck Street, Roxbury, Mass. 

Roxbury High School. 


Junior Corridor Committee, Junior Welcoming Com- 
mittee, Vice-President Menorah (3), Mic Show Cast 
(3, 4), Mandolin Club, Senior Lunch Room Committee, 
Secretary Menorah (4). 

Jeanette Murray Sharp 


"Happy am I, from care I'm free, 
Why aren't they all contented like me?" 

Jeanette's favorite pastime is "swearing off" and she is 
apt to take oath solemnly never to do almost anything again. 
It is fortunate that this habit hasn't become too strong, for 
she might have decided to refrain from attending classes or 
going to chapel. Yet, if she did go so far as this, it probably 
would not be disastrous, for her resolutions are not always of 
long standing. For example, rumor has it that her latest was 
a firm resolve not to get mad during Lent, but said resolu- 
tion was shattered the first day. No, she doesn't look like a 
person who is capable of getting "mad," but appearances are 
deceiving, and the above is sure proof. 

46 West Twenty-seventh Street, Indianapolis, Ind. 
Shortridge High School. 
Household Economics. 

Honor Board (2), Usher Junior Prom (2), Junior Wel- 
coming Committee. 


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Elizabeth Giveen Skolfield 


"There is, not a moment without some duty." 

We all think we're pretty busy, but Betty is really way ahead 
of us in the matter, because she doesn't even have time to 
complain about it with the rest of us. When she's not in 318 
in company with the formidable reading lists which only 
Senior Librarians can know, you'll find her dispensing chocolate 
bars to the insistent patrons of the Show Case, and when the 
last famished female has departed thence, you can look a 
little farther along into the gym and see her shooting baskets 
or keeping someone else from doing it. She manages both 
(the Show Case and basketball) with equal success. Betty is 
one who has stood by everything to the finish, from athletics 
down to the food which her roommate gets from home. 

Brunswick, Me. 

Brunswick High School. 

Library Science. 

Y.W.C.A. Publicity Committee (1, 2, 4), Treasurer 
S.A.S. (2), Assistant Manager Basketball (3), Vice- 
President Maine Club (3), Junior Welcoming Com- 
mittee, Varsity Hockey (3), Basketball (3), President 
Maine Club (4), Manager Show Case (4), Endow- 
ment Fund (4), Hockey (4). 

Kathleen May Snow 


"Brig/it and as black and burning as a coal." 

We didn't know they made that kind of eyes any more — until 
the Simmons portals opened to receive Kathleen. Had we the 
brain of a Shelley, we could wax poetic over them, for theirs 
is a midnight blackness which might rival the orbs of Theda 
herself. And, knowing their owner, how can we visualize her 
— and them — interned, so to speak, behind a delivery-desk or 
forced to tread the weary mill of cataloguing and the like? 
But, alas for the designs of nature! Here is one blessed with 
brains as well as beauty, and with ambition o'ertopping it all, 
so that we may expect to hear great things from Kathleen. 
But we cannot escape a sigh, to think that so much loveliness 
should be subjected to the eight hour day law! 

25 Mechanic Street, Rockland, Me. 

Rockland High School. 


Transferred from University of Maine, September, 1919. 


Marjorie Emerson Sprague 


"II' caring all that weight 
Of learning lightly like a flower." 

She may once have had a childish fondness for zoos, but of 
late she has developed a violent antipathy for things in 
cages, although, being a charitable soul, she thinks maybe it's 
being behind the bars that makes them wild. 

We were led to believe once that a man named Metternich 
made a big sensation as a diplomat, but it's just a modest little 
person like Marj who can pilot the August Academy through 
perilous seas. 

10 Kenwood Terrace, Lynn, Mass. 
Lynn Classical High School. 

Orchestra (1), Academy (3, 4), President of Academy 

Winifred St. John 


"/ want to be an angel 
And with the angels stand, 
A crown upon my forehead, 
A harp within my hand." 

Who that has envied Winnie's calm and unruffled demeanor 
can doubt that she cherishes a desire similar to the above? And 
yet who would guess that one of so innocent a countenance 
could harbor the ponderous amount of gray matter which is 
classified, tagged, and packed away on the shelves of her 
mental storehouse? We all have our little tin gods — Winnie's 
is the attainment of what, in the library world, would be 
called a "universal scope." That she is getting there is 
evidenced by the quality of her recitations. It may be that 
her strength lies, like Samson's, in her long locks. 

Hamilton, N. Y. 
Hamilton High School. 

Class Executive Board (1), Book Store Committee (4), 
Choir and Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4). 


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Mabel Smith Stimpson 

"A manner so plain, grave, unaffected and sincere." 

Mabel has a head start on the rest of us, and she got it by 
just two steps. The first step gives her the privilege of sign- 
ing her name with the prefix "Mrs." attached to it, while 
some of us are in despair because we cannot even make a move 
when the signal is given at Senior Luncheon for the envied 
engaged to do the traditional marathon around the table. 
The second step, that of being Dr. Eldridge's secretary during 
the past summer, gives her the distinction of taking letters 
from that gentleman in a way that calls forth words of praise 
from him while the "lesser lights" gaze upon their efforts 
ruined forever by a condemning black line and fast lose faith 
in the Dingley Law. But we harbor no ill-feeling toward 
her and consider that we have been lucky to have her with 
us for two years. 

2321 Washington Street, Newton Lower Falls, Mass. 

Waltham High School. 


Helen Stow 

"Deeds remain luhen mere words have disappeared in air." 

Helen belongs to the class of people who say nothing and 
saw wood. While the rest, of us are fooling away our time 
and making mistakes, sowing our wild oats as 'twere, Helen 
is reaping A's and B's and laying a perfectly good foundation 
for a perfectly good job. But the best part of it is that you 
like her while she's doing it. Perhaps it is because she always 
has a smile for the poorest of us. 

23 Allen Street, Winsted, Conn. 

Gilbert School, Winsted, Conn. 

Household Economics. 

Secretary Connecticut Club (3), President Connecticut 
Club (4), Dormitory Council (4). 


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Justine Tandy 


"Tell me a thing she cannot dress, 
Soups, hashes, pickles, puddings, pies, 
Naught comes amiss, she is so ivise." 

Justine joined our valiant ranks in our Sophomore year, and 
since then we have been trying to make her out. There are 
times when she makes a nice old lady for our entertainment, 
hut give her a marcel wave and a hair comb a la Elsie Fer- 
guson, and who says a blonde can't be a "vamp"? Justine has 
two specialties, Southern Club Dances and Harvard Law 
School men, and the two are synonymous, for Justine has at- 
tended every one of the former this season accompanied by 
one of the latter. Really, a S. C. D. without Jus would be 
like a dance in the Town Hall without the village belle. 

Vevay, Ind. 

Vevay High School. 

Household Economics. 

Susan Mossman Templeton 


"Give me a look, give me a face 
That makes simplicity a grace." 

The first glance at Sue gives one the impression that she is 
nothing if not sweet, simple and girlish. With her hair parted 
in the middle, her eyes cast down, and her hands folded we 
pictured Sue as a quiet little person knitting by the fire. 
But, alas, we had made a fatal error, and we were not long 
in finding out that she was not the clinging vine, as one might 
expect, but was possessed of a mind all her own. As house 
chairman she petrifies us, and when it comes to keeping track 
of her dates — that is beyond the power of mere mortal. 
52 Eagle Street, Greenville, Pa. 
Greenville High School. 

House Chairman (3), Y.W.C.A. Cabinet (3), Junior 
Prom Decoration Committee, Usher Senior Prom (3), 
Treasurer Student-Alumnae Building Fund (4), Chair- 
man Dramatic Costume and Make-up (4), President 
Pennsylvania State Club (4). 



Martha Almeda Thomas 

"Mart" "Tom" 

"For nothing lovlier can be found- 
In woman than to study household good." 

Martha's favorite indoor sport this year is taking care of 
numerous families and seeing that they get porterhouse steak 
and cream on fifteen dollars a week. It's quite a job, but 
she's equal to it. We are depending on Mart to make a name 
for herself when she leaves Simmons. 

14 Marchant Street, Gloucester, Mass. 
Gloucester High School. 
Household Economics. 

Sophomore Luncheon Committee, Junior Prom Com- 

Dorothy Lowe Thornton 

"On the rampage, off the rampage — such is life." 

Hoist the red flag! We now have with us Miss Thornton, 
S. B. (Senior Bolshevik), relentless slave-driver of the toil- 
worn Mic Board. A most unusual combination, indeed, but 
nevertheless true, too true. In years past, Dot had a collection 
of the best little arguments against overwork warranted to 
shatter to shreds the slightest word in favor of drudgery, but 
evidently she conveniently lost them when she began to edit 
Mic. As she went on she lost about everything else, in- 
cluding her disposition and her heart, but one thing she held 
on to was her sense of humor — and praise to Allah, it still 
remains to put joy into life even in its darkest moments. When 
it comes to efficiency, capability, speed — commercially speaking, 
of course — and all those virtues, Dot is there absolutely. Just 
watch her typewrite, and you'll see her "jam it into first" and 
go on, utterly oblivious to all traffic rules, while perhaps you 
are having trouble with your self-starter, and if you are still 
not convinced ask her to show you Exhibit A, a most rococo 
vanity case. 

N. B. To those who are ignorant of Miss Thornton's 
nationality, we would suggest that she is neither of Russian 
nobility nor Indian aristocracy, and has been in this country 
for some twenty years. 

142 St. Botolph Street, Boston, Mass. 
Girls' Latin School. 

Choir, Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Refreshment Committee, 
Sophomore Luncheon, Junior Welcoming Committee, 
Dramatic Costume Committee (3), Dramatice (3, 4), 
Chairman Y. W. Foreign Student Committee (3), 
Charge of Y. W. French Orphan (3, 4), Decoration 
Committee, Junior Prom, Mic Show (4), Chairman 
Invitations, Senior Prom, Student Government Coun- 
cil (4), Editor-in-Chief of Microcosm (4). 



Gladys Emily Townsend 

"/ never dare to write as funny as I can — " 

Gladys started out as a librarian, but decided that the Library 
School expected entirely too much so she changed to a snap 
course — Secretarial (?). In the course of four years she has 
come across two questions which she has never been able to find 
answers for: (1) Does a steam engine have to be steered? 
(2) Can one reach the library by climbing the ladder in the 
annex of the college building? 

P.S. — Glady's favorite dance record is "Kicking the Drum." 

55 West Main Street, LeRoy, New York. 

LeRoy High School. 


Kathryn Van Nest 


"The inconvenience, or the beauty of the blush, 
•which is the greaterf" 

Katie is qualified to debate this subject, for few of us have 
attained the proficiency in it which she can claim. She would 
have us think it's the exertion which "mantles her cheek with 
crimson" after one of those elegantly careless drops into the 
basket for which she is famous, but she can't help knowing 
that we are all eyes for her every act on those occasions. 
Katie is also famous as sugar provider for all teas and for 
her ardent love for Pete House — some days you just can't 
make her leave it for College. 

66 North Maple Avenue, East Orange, N. J. 

Varsity Basketball (2, 3), Track (2, 3), Tennis Singles 

and Doubles (3), Junior Welcoming Committee, S.A.A. 

Executive Board (3), Chairman Dramatics Clean Up 

Committee (+), Dormitory Council (4), President New 

Jersey State Club (-)■). 


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Edwina Davis Vories 

"You have such a cheerful spirit. You are like a 
bright light in the house," 
And like the much-talked-of Lochinvar, there came out of 
the West to Simmons a maiden possessed of a manner warranted 
to thaw the iciest of hearts and reduce those of a warmer 
variety to the melting point. Edwina fairly radiates cheer, 
and her presence is useful as well as ornamental, for when 
there is work to be done Ed does it, although she camouflages 
it so beautifully that it loses all appearance of work and 
takes on the earmarks of pleasure. Such is the power of 
capability! To tell of Edwina's many talents would require 
a volume, but two cannot be left unmentioned, the musical art 
of rendering verse after verse to the accompaniment of her 
banjo or "uke" and the culinary art of evolving what she 
calls fudge, but what might rightly be termed "food for the 

321 West Eighteenth Street, Pueblo, Colo. 
Centennial High School. 

Mandolin Club {2, 3), Junior Welcoming Committee, 
Mic Show (3, 4), Chairman Class Day Decoration 
Committee, Fire Chief Peterborough House (4). 

Mary Evelyn Webber 

"True as the dial to the sun 
Although it be not shined upon." 
What? You want to know the meaning of the studious 
figure bent over that little brown book in such concentrated 
manner? No, it isn't a "Soc" book, neither is it the most 
recent number of "Snappy Stories," either one of which might 
cause that air of profound absorption. It's a deep and dark 
secret, known only to her dearest friends, but, that's Mary, 
doing her "personal account." And, "get this carefully, please, 
ladies," the items of "postage" and "church collections" are not 
the largest ones there, from which you may correctly deduce 
that said accounts very often "come out right." 

Mary is the best little globe-trotter in Simmons. Whatsa 
coupla trips to Florida in her young life? Mere "infant's 
diversion" as we've heard someone say. And the tales of 
those Southern moons! Well — when we stand at our window 
at midnight, and see the New England night-light casting 
its broad gleaming path across — the Dump — they give us 
courage to sit wearily down at our desk, grasp blindly for pen- 
cil and paper, and — wax eloquent on the utter futility of this 
life. Oh, Mary, be careful. 

It is so seldom that we can record great deeds actually ac- 
complished by girls of such young and tender age. And yet, 
Mary, alone and unaided, has performed a feat worthy the 
utmost consideration and admiration. In fact, she can rest on 
her laurels (it certainly won't be a bed) on a $15 a week job 
now, knowing full well that her name will be handed down to 
posterity as one who, for a whole week, got Regine Joseph to 
class on time. Verily, she shall have her reward. 
75 Harwood Street, Lynn, Mass. 
Lynn Classical High School. 

Junior Welcoming Committee, House Senior (4), Chair- 
man Honor Board (4), Student Government Council 


Barbara Widger 


"She's bonnie, blooming, straiglit, and tall." 
A casual observer would say Barb led a strenuous life. One 
might naturally expect harassed haggardness as a result of 
swinging a job with a real doctor, pursuing a degree via the 
Medical Secretarial course, and occupying a most convenient 
and popular room in South. And occasionally a very live, rosy- 
cheeked Barb does exclaim vigorously, "I'm a wreck!" 

Whether she steams clams over a fire with a funereal effect 
on the eyes — not the spirits — of all else, or snowshoes in that 
magazine-cover-girl costume of hers, Barbara is a charming 
addition to any landscape. 

81 Pine Street, Swampscott, Mass. 
Swampscott High School. 
Medical Secretarial. 

Junior Welcoming Committee, Delegate Silver Bay (3), 
Class Executive Board (4), Class Day Committee. 

Katharine Louise Willard 

"Independence now, and independence forever." 
Little did we think, when we first saw "our little brown 
eyes" Freshman year, demure and given to the perusal of poetry 
received in "communications through the post" — more especially 
such sweetly sentimental fragments as "In the Spring a young 
man's fancy" — little did we think, as we started to say, that Kay 
would develop into the highly estimable and efficient young 
lady whom all the Secretarial Department recognize as 
"Coonie Willard, Champion Ringside Typist." 

Coonie is without doubt one of the neatest souls it has ever 
been our privilege to endeavor to imitate. And, speaking of 
clothes, of course you have noticed the dull blue scarf that is 
flung carelessly across her immaculate shoulders — how beauti- 
fully it brings out the subtle shades in her eyes! Well, no 
wonder, when you consider that it was selected with much care 
and forethought by an abbreviated portion of the Royal Navy 
of England. 

If you want a living example of the poet's exhortation 
"Push on — keep moving," take a look at Coon. She has the 
happiest faculty of putting over what she has to do with the 
minimum fuss and the least noise. And, best of all, "her 
modesty's a candle to her merit." 

270 Breckenbridge Street, Buffalo, N. Y. 
Cushing Academy. 

Hockey (2, 3, 4), Manager (2), Varsity (4), Secretary- 
Treasurer Endowment Fund (3), Chairman Junior 
Corridor Committee, Chairman Christmas Card Com- 
mittee (3), Silver Bay Delegate (3), Junior Welcoming 
Committee, Class Secretary (4), Dormitory Govern- 
ment Council (4), Senior House Chairman (4), Chair- 
man Class Day Program Committee (4), Chairman 
Senior-Faculty Party (4). 


Margaret Withington 


"It's good to be merry and wise." 

That's what the head of the Bradbury-Rust-Withington 
triumvirate surely is, both merry and wise. To sit next her 
in class is a sure cure against any possible boredom, and while 
entertaining her neighbors (only occasionally) with distract- 
ing pen-sketches, she can also answer or ask questions wisely 
— a combination which is the despair of duller mortals. We 
admire her efficiency, appreciate her ever-present sense of 
humor and love her laugh — to say nothing of her. 

535 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 

Miss Winsor's School. ,. . 

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Program Committee for Social and Civic League (3), 
Welcoming Committee, Assistant Business Manager 
Microcosm (3), Lunchroom Committee (4). 

Harriet Asenath Wood 


"She won't be happy till she gets it." 

Gets what? Why, her degree, of course. Even four event- 
ful years at Simmons have failed to break the spell of home- 
sickness which broods over her. She doesn't have it in fits, like 
most of us; it attached itself to her the first day she landed 
in Boston four years ago; she couldn't part with it, and so it 
has become a second part of her nature. Though a con- 
scientious student, it is said that Harriet even neglects her 
shorthand when her home town paper arrives at South Hall. 
One other subject, however, engrosses her attention, and upon 
this she will base the thesis of her Master's degree, "The 
Safety Pin: an Indispensable Factor in Life." 

Chatham, N. Y. 
Chatham High School. 


U1U0 THtE MDO^lOEO^M agio 

Dorothy Bell Woodward 

"/ dt'mand the right to know the whys and wherefores." 

Here is another question mark — and that applies to Dot in 
two ways. First, because of our inability to find out the 
secrets of her soul or her life, habits and customs beyond the 
walls of Simmons. Therefore she has a place among the enig- 
matic class who say little but appear at some festive function 
now and then with a perfectly good man in tow. Second, be- 
cause of the attraction that this mark of punctuation has for her 
as shown by the frequency with which she uses it as a suffix 
to her remarks, especially in classes — we should say after 
classes — when she plies the weary "prof" with interrogation 
after interrogation. 

12 Colonial Road, Brighton. 
Girls' Latin School. 
Household Economics. 

Tryphosa Rosalette Worcester 


"The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued 

"Howdy! Fine, thanks!" No matter when the occasion or 
who the person, Phosie gives the same greeting, and gives 
it in such a way that you begin to wonder if you weren't 
sadly mistaken in thinking that all the cheerful people in the 
world had passed on to parts unknown. When you ask her 
to do something, she is usually most modest about it, but that 
doesn't feaze you nor make you fear as to how it will be done. 
You know her better than to have any doubts as to her 
slipping up from her usual strict adherence to that time- 
worn maxim, "What is worth doing is worth doing well." 

405 Hanover Street, Manchester, N. H. 

Manchester High School, Bradford Academy. 

Household Economics. 
House Chairman (1), Secretary-Treasurer New Hamp- 
shire State Club (2), Glee Club (3, 4), Vice-Presi- 
dent New Hampshire State Club (3), Honor Board 
(3), Chairman Student Alumnae Conference (3), Junior 
Welcoming Committee, President New Hampshire State 
Club (4), Chairman Senior-Freshman Committee (4). 


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Helen Marie Wurtzbach 


"On bokes for to rede I me delyte." 

So Wurtzy thought, until the combined reading lists of 
the Senior Library course struck home with a shock which 
quite overcame her, and, we regret to say, left its per- 
manent mark on her disposition. Though a creature of moods, 
she has at least one prevailing sentiment; a cold and kill- 
ing aversion to everything that suggests the commonplace and 
routine in life. She has an undeniable way with her; hence 
we dare to predict that if her public fails to toe the expected 
mark, it will get terribly sat on. When her literary longings 
take shape, we shan't be surprised to find her indulging her 
skill on a subject something like this: "Sodden Routine: The 
Librarians' Curse." Wurtzy has one quality, however, which 
has survived the storm and stress period of Simmons Seniority. 
This is her rare sense of humor, benefit of which we have all 
felt, and may it bear her in as good stead in the years to come 
as in those past. 

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UlflO TIHIH MOEL^lOEOclM |]§]g(g) 

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Albert, Dorothy D Fall River 

Aldrich, Marion R Rockford, 111. 

Baker, Gertrude G New York, N. Y. 

Barnett, Hope New York, N. Y. 

Basford, Jean Mt. Vernon, N. Y. 

Benner, Louisei M Lowell 

Boothby, Helen E Augusta, Me. 

Boyd, Katharine Maiden 

Brady, Helen M Roslindale 

Breed, Luella Roslindale 

Bruce, Gladys P Roslindale 

Carroll, Mary H Watertown 

Clifford, Mercie L Avon 

Conley, S. Beatrice Cambridge 

Cotter, Mary C Somerville 

Crook, Laura K Champlain, N. Y. 

Davis, Frieda Boston 

De Mings, Ruth A. Stoneham 

Dunfrey, Helen A Williamstown 

Durgin, Dorothy Salem 

Essery, Louise H Charlottetown, P. E. I. 

Farrar, Helen G Somerville 

Fenerty, Geraldine M Reading 

Flemming, Ruth E Lonsdale, R. I. 

Foley, Lillian G Roxbury 

Gee, Florence L Maiden 

Gleason, Edith H Everett 

Goldstein, Bertha V Roxbury 

Goodrich, Dorothy I Taunton 

Goodrich, Marjorie M Taunton 

Gordon, Marion L Newtonville 

Gall, Vera L Concord, N. H. 

Harned, Emilie B Philadelphia, Pa. 

Harris, Mary F Grand Bank, Newfoundland 

Hattie, Mary S North Abington 

Haynes, Beatrice) C Dorchester 

Heller, Ruth R Roxbury 

Hinman, Alice H North Stratford 

Hirschy, Margaret C Wabasha, Minn. 

Hodgkins, Helen Roslindale 

Houston, Jennie A Portland, Me. 

Hudnut, E. Katherine Youngstown, O. 

Inscho, Dorothy E Oswego, N. Y. 

Jenks, Marion B Franklin, N. H. 

Jones, Marguerite P South Sudbury 

Karrer, Charlotte A Hingham 

Kirkpatrick, M. Regina Holyoke 

Kling, Mildred E Amsterdam, N. Y. 


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Lewis, Adaline H Yarmouth, N. S. 

Lewis, Blanche Worcester 

McArthur, Ruth L Buffalo, N. Y. 

McLean, Marjorie L Arlington, N. J. 

Martin, Helen A. A Mill Village, N. H. 

Meyer, Esther C Gardner 

Moore, Dorris Beverly 

Mosher, Carolyn E : . . . . Binghamton, N. Y. 

Murray, Lillian M Lynn 

Page, Charlotte P Athens, Pa. 

Perry, H. Margaret Waltham 

Peters, Catherine B Lenox 

Reed, Gladys Worcester 

Richardson, Bertha C Putnam, Conn. 

Roach, Dorothy S Pittsford, N. Y. 

Roberts, Dorothy D Leominster 

Rome, Esther E Gardner 

Schwartz, Harriette P Boston 

Scully, Mary E , South Hamilton 

Sellstrom, Emily V Jamestown, N. Y. 

Sewall, Nancy R Island Falls, Me. 

Shaw, Elizabeth M Houlton, Me. 

Shearston, Alice D Miami, Fla. 

Sheffield, Mary B ..... Newport, R. I. 

Shute, Adelia R Woodsville, N. H. 

Sleeper, Ruth Manchester, N. H. 

Smith, Leora N Palmer 

Spaulding, Lois J. I Rutland, Vt. 

Stearns, Helen Salem 

Stubbs, Jeannette Wilmington, Del. 

Sullivan, Marjorie S Augusta, Me. 

Swain, Elizabeth Methuen 

Symmes, Marion B Winchester 

Taylor, Olive E Moorestown 

Teague, Sally W Peabody 

Liedemann, Marie Bound Brook, N. J. 

Tuttle, Editha Toledo, O. 

von Kolnitz, Helen Charlestown, S. C. 

Wade, Margaret Woburn 

Walquist, Eleanor K. E Cohoes, N. Y. 

Wanzer, Eva G Dorchester 

Warner, Bern ice Wheaton, 111. 

Warren, Helen L Leicester 

Wasgatt, Margaret C Bar Harbor, Me. 

Webb, Annie F Kennebunk, Me. 

Weddigen, Irene G Auburn, N. Y. 

Weiss, Gertrude S Maiden 

Wellington, Ruth Newton 

Wilbur, Agnes M Boston 

Yaffee, Rose Boston 

Yourdon, Charlotte I Little Falls, N. Y. 


Nnu mrutbnrs nf ilje (IHasa of 1920 

Richard Wellington Burkhardt 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burkhardt 

(Ruth Wellington) 

Yvette Wheeler Harrington 
Mr. and Mrs. Lansford Harrington 

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President Margaret L. Milne 

Vice-President . . . Mary C. Fulton 

Secretary Ruth Wellington 

Treasurer Barbara E. Joy 


President Catherine V. Damon 

Vice-President . . . Barbara E. Joy 

Secretary Ruth Scully 

Treasurer Helen D. Nickerson 


President Mary A. Kimball 

Vice-President . . . Ruth M. Gabler 

Secretary Margaret Nellis 

Treasurer Elnora R. Blanchard 


President Margaret L. Milne 

Vice-President . . . Helen R. O'Neil 

Secretary KatHERINE L. WlLLARD 

Treasurer Helen R. Oakes 





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Edna Muddle 

Margaret Farren 

Rachel Ward 

Mary Molloy 



Marguerite Bliss Ruth Lloyd 

Marie Beers Charlotte Shaw 

Song Leader 
Edna Muddle 

Class Color: Pink 

Class Mascot 


CkHH of 1951 


Ahern, Mary Lillian West Chicago, 111. 

Albert, Gertrude Florence Elmira, N. Y. 

Allison, Margaret Sherborn 

Anderson, Frances Lee Pueblo, Colo. 

Andrew, Abbie E Littleton, N. H. 

Austin, Rachel W Fitchburg 

Beebe, Marian D Williamstown 

Beers, Amy Marie Washington, Conn. 

Bigelow, Esther Northboro 

Black, Marjorie L Waterbury, Conn. 

Boyd, Edna R Portsmouth, N. H. 

Brennan, Agnes K East Lynn 

Brink, Mildred Cambridge 

Brockway, Mildred N Needham Heights 

Brown, Mabel D Schenectady, N. Y. 

Buchanan, Corinne M Medford 

Burton, Dorothy W. Abington 

Busfield, Dorothy E Springfield 

Campbell, Jeanette L. . . Cincinnati, O. 

Casey, Gertrude U West Somerville 

Dacey, Helen G Braintree 

Dana, Gertrude Allston 

Davis, Gertrude Brooldine 

Dean, Lucy F Woodfords, Me. 

Dee, Mary B Cambridge 

Dingle, Olive L Topsfield 

Drake, Dorothy Belmont 

Drury, Mae K . . . . Northampton 

Eagleson, Grace K Boise, Ida. 

Eastman, Helen Belleville, N. Y. 

Egge, Madeleine A Attleboro 

Elting, Florence E Utica, N. Y. 

Fairbanks, Doris S Fitchburg 

Falconer, Lucy L Wollaston 

Farrein, Margaret T Brockton 

Flanagan, Mary C Hartford, Conn. 

Foote, Ruth I Nunda, N. Y. 

Foster, Louise W Swampscott 

Franc, Ruth Helen Washington, D. C. 

Garland, Marian E Dracut 

Grady, Catherine F Medford 

Graves, Isabelle A Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Gray, Marian E Port Huron, Mich. 

Hamburg, Fannie R Chelsea 

Hartman, Ruth Harriette Spencer 

Harvey, Dorothy E Hallowell, Me. 

Hatch, Gladys F Lynn 

Herrick, Claire E Dorchester 

Hill, Edna A Warner, N. H. 

Hill, Mary M Fitchburg 

Hollander, Verna E Worcester 

Horner, Catherine A Grand Rapids, Mich. 

Hough, Helen Y East Falls Church, Va. 



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Howe, Marian A Weymouth 

Hunt, Lucile Lebanon, N. H. 

Hurd, Harriet Miriam Wellesley Hills 

Hyde, Phyllis E Southbridge 

Johnson, Fannie J Bradford, Pa. 

Jordan, Margaret R Lawrence 

Kelley - , Katherine Margaret Bedford 

Keyworth, Adah M Gardner 

Kidder, Marion H Cambridge 

Kirjassoff, Myrtle E Waterbury, Conn. 

Larratt, Mary' E Billerica 

Lauster, Irma L Cleveland, O. 

Lloyd, Margaret R Dorchester 

Lundstrom, Edna O Worcester 

McAdams, Evelyn Dorothea Derry, N. H. 

McCarthy, Katherine J Brockton 

McCrillis, Norma A Rochester, N. H. 

McDowell, Margaret M Providence, R. I. 

MacGregory, Ruth Maiden 

Madden, Mildred T Lynn 

Mallett, Laura B Fort Kent, Me. 

Mason, Gladys A Los Gatos, Calif. 

Mason, Julia Newton Centre 

Mazur, Bella Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Miller, Edith L Wakefield 

Miller, Mae L Portland, Me. 

Molloy, Mary - C Lynn 

Moseley - , Sthlla F Dedham 

Muddle, Edna M Gloversville, N. Y. 

Munt, Wilma Whitinsville 

O'Connor, Elizabeth M Charlestown 

Osborne, Lydia B Winthrop 

Osgood, Alta M Springfield 

Palmer, Elizabeth L Dighton 

Parker, Gladys H Clinton 

Parks, Mary - Elizabeth Pueblo, Colo. 

Pearl, Winifred Revere 

Perkins, Doris E Topsfield 

Pierce, Helen T Portland, Me. 

Rafish, Mary - L Butte, Mont. 

Rawson, Marian W Jamestown, N. Y. 

Reynolds, Marian E Washington, D. C. 

Roy'CE, Elizabeth S Fulton, N. Y. 

Rumble, Kathryn Green Cranford, N. J. 

Scully - , Mildred J South Hamilton 

Setcheill, Dorothy L West Roxbury 

Shaw, Charlotte P Hyde Park 

Shores, Elizabeth H Milan, Pa. 

Siskind, Edith H Roxbury 

Siskind, Lillian B Lawrence 

Small, Blanche F Worcester 

Smith, Mildred Scranton, Pa. 

Sullivan, Catherine D Medford 

Sutherland, Doris M Beach Bluff 

Sweeney - , Mary Exeter, N. H. 

Swift, Evblyn P Taunton 

Taylor, Abbie E Dorchester 

Taylor, Constance A Arlington 


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Trickett, Ruth E Gloverville, N. J. 

Tucker, Marion L Newton Highlands 

Turnbull, Marion A East Lynn 

Twigg, Constance L Needham 

Otz, Margaret C Rochester, N. Y. 

Waldron, Marion Craig Oldwick, N. J. 

Walker, Gertrude M Lawrence 

Walker, Ruth O Bridgton, Me. 

Ward, Edna V Eastport, Me. 

Ward, Rachel M Springfield, Vt. 

Weatherhead, Helen W Southbridge 

Wells, Dorothy Lynn 

White, Dorcas M Bellows Falls, Vt. 

Wiggin, Barbara Spencer 

Williams, Gracia E Oskaloosa, la. 

Williams, Mary E New Bedford 

Zahorski, Hubertine M Boston 



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Virginia Hurlbut 


Gertrude Schulz 


Vera Smith 

Josephine Richards 




Mildred Sandoe Ruth Martin 

Viola Engler 

Orline White 

Martha L. Dewey 

Song Leader 

Class Color: Red 

Class Mascot 

Philippe Andre Chambart 

Born 18th September, 1912 

Herimoncourt, France 


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Alger, Lois Martha .... 
Allen, Marian Caroline . 
Anderson, Doris Christine 
Antone, Dorothy Frances . 

Baker, Eva Ruth 

Banks, Hazel Katherine . 
Barclay, Helen Teresa . 

Barrow, Martha 

Bennett, Carolyn Leslie . 
Bissell, Emily Upton . 
Bourne, Harriet Payson . 

Boyd, Marjorie 

Brackett, Fay 

Bridcewater, Dorothy - Wiles . 
Brownei, Eleanor Bern ice . 
Buck, Dorothy' Ellen . 
Burke, Loretta Jolis . 
Butler, Gertrude Christine . 
Cartwright, Anne Elizabeth . 
Charlton, Lalia North . 
Chase, Dorothy Pingree 
Childs, Elinor Porter . 
Christiano, Joanna Kathryn . 
Churchill, Ethel Maynard . 
Clark, Anita Margaret 
Clark, Lucy Goodrich . 

Clark, Mildred 

Collins, Rebekah Adams 
Colton, Aline Bliss .... 
Cook, Hortense Aline . 
Coriiy, Dorothea Freda . 
Corliss, Gertrude Agnes . 
Cosgrove, Katherine Lawrence 
Crowley, Margaret Teresa . 
Crowley, Miriam Wills . 
Cummings, Beatrice Janeway . 

Cyr, Doris 

Dana, Ruth Catlin .... 
Dean, Jeannette Beaumont 
Deihl, Gladys Edith . 
Dewey-, Martha Louise . 
Dunham, Katharine Wheeldr 
Eaton, Katherine Ibrook . 
Elder, Jeannette Margaret 
Engler, Viola Grace 
Fallon, Margaret Frances . 
Farnam, Geraldine Elizabeth 
Faulkner, Dora Spalding . 

Feinburg, Esther 

Fellows, Elizabeth .... 
Finberg, Anna Sara .... 
Fisher, Helen Gertrude 
Fisher, Lucy Ellis .... 

Waterbury Centre, Vt. 









. Wilmington, Vt. 



Arlington Heights 
. West Haven, Conn. 





Ridgeway, Pa. 

Jamaica Plain 

West Concord, N. H. 

Hartford, Conn. 

Greenwich, Conn. 



. . . Fairport, N. Y. 

West Boylston 




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Biddeford, Me. 


Great Barrington 

New Haven, Conn 


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. Norwich, Conn 

. . Hyde Park 

. . . Dalton 

Keene. N. H. 


Middletown, N. Y. 





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Fletcher, Josephine Olive Clinton 

Floyd, Marion Dorothea West Roxbury 

Foss, Ruth Hannah Fitchburg 

Freeman, Maud Elizabeth Providence, R. 1. 

Gallagher, Helene Monica Hardwick, Vt. 

Gallinger, Margaret Loomis Amherst 

Gallivan, Mary Louise Dedham 

Gallup, Doris North Adams 

Giblin, Ruth Esther Arlington 

Gillette, Gladys Maude Perry, N. Y. 

Gleason, Ardis Pond Essex, Conn. 

Goddard, Lois Euge.nia Maiden 

Gould, Freda Ross Hanover, N. H. 

Graves, Ruth Morse Waterbury, Vt. 

Grover, Josephine Caroline Boston 

Gurney', Georgianna Lucille Springfield 

Gutterson, Mildred Emma Fairhaven, Vt. 

Hall, Elizabeth Preston Washington, D. C. 

Hall, Katharine Mason North Adams 

Halladay', Kathleen Mira Three Mile Bay, N. Y. 

Halsted. Ruth Charlotte Syracuse. N. Y. 

Ham, Natalie . . Newton 

Hambleton, Gertrude Louise Goffstown, N. H. 

Hardy, Dorothy' Louise Allston 

Hartwell, Edna Lois Littleton 

Hatch, Josephine Elizabeth Logansport. Ind. 

Havens, Beulah Case Newton Centre 

Hegner, Hazel Wilma Chicago, III. 

Higgins, Dorothy' A Allston 

Hill, Charlotte Newton Centre 

Hodgei, Mazie Elfreda Worcester 

Hodgkins, Lois Robinson Bangor, Me. 

Hood, Emily' Caroline Somerville 

Houston, Hilda Guilford, Me. 

Hurlbut, Virginia Louise Montclair, N. J. 

Hussey", Marguerite Lillian Augusta, Me. 

Hutch INS' Ruth Brookville 

Hutchinson, Mary Cecilia Waterbury, Conn. 

Ienks, Carroll Kittone St. Clair, Mich. 

Jenks, Dora Louise Port Huron, Mich. 

Jordan, Ruth Portland, Me. 

Karger, Floreince Babette Houghton, Mich 

Kerrigan, Alice Morrin Stoneham 

Key'es, Elizabeth Ernestine New Rochelle, N. Y. 

Kilbourn, Orpha Jennings Cambridge 

Kirtland, Anne Elizabeth Maiden 

Klein, Frances Roslindale 

Ladd, Dorothy May- . Paxton 

Laliberte, Marguerite J. M Brighton 

Lane, Doris Alma Brockton 

Laponite, Lucia Florence Brunswick, Me. 

Larson, Lillian Irene Hartford, Conn. 

Lavers, Ethel Louise Jamaica Plain 

Lester, Katherine Heinderson Milford 

f r'"EMUTH. Josephine Bradford, Pa. 

Lindsey-, Marion Louise Chicooee Falls 

Litchfield, Margue^ita Needham 


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Logan, Mary Kennedy Brewster, N. Y. 

Lowe, Mabel Inez Tulsa, Okla. 

Lyons, Edna Frances Watertown 

McDonald, Mary Catherine Boston 

McKee, Marion Florence Chelsea 

Markell, Lillian Chelsea 

Martin, Catherine Josephine East Cleveland, O. 

Martin, Gertrude Isabellei Gloversville, N. Y. 

Martin, Mary Lexington 

Martin, Ruth Irene Rutland, Vt. 

Mayer, Rita Henrietta Lincoln, Neb. 

Mentz, Helen Catherine Olion, N. Y. 

Moore, Gertrude Anna i Lynn 

MoorheiAD, Ruth Kittanning, Pa. 

Morris, Marianna Achsah Arlington 

Mortimer Endora Craig Grafton 

Murphy, Elizabeth Marie Lynn 

Murphy, Elizabeth Virginia Hull 

Myhrberg, Ruth Hildagarde . . . . e Proctor, Vt. 

Newton, Doris Mansfield Hartford, Conn. 

Norris, My - ra Hyde Park 

O'Rourke, Cecelia Kathleen Saco, Me. 

Orr, Grace Marion Maiden 

Overton, Lucia Maria Belleville, N. Y. 

Parker, Ruth Ellein Ballard Vale 

Pattillo, Gertrude Smith Lowell 

Peirce, Marion Dexter, Me. 

Perault, Margaret Helen Fitchburg 

Phelan, Coletta Mary Lee 

Phillips, Evelina Donaldson West Hanover 

Phinney, Marion Haynes Gorham, Me. 

Pierce, Norma North Woburn 

Pinkerton, Florence Avery Boston 

Pollard, Ruth Evelyn Lynn 

Polsey, Madeliene Peterson Boston 

Price, Hermine Kennedy Somerville 

Prime, Miriam Trumbull Yonkers, N. Y. 

Proctor, Dorothy West Medford 

Proctor, Ruth Celinda Dunstable 

Purcell, Doris Vincent Rockland 

Quinn, Mary Imelda South Manchester, Conn. 

Richards, Josephine North Brookfield 

Richards, Louise Beverley Boston 

Rome, Esther Edythe Gardner 

Pomig, Phebe Bennett Brookline 

Rose, Evelyn Saxe Watertown 

Russell, Dorothy Alice Grasmere, N. H. 

Russell, Frances Susan Saco, Me. 

Sanborn, Marion Lurline North Haverhill, N. H. 

Sandoe, Mildred Williamson Tarrytown, N. Y. 

Sawyer, Allistene Fitchburg 

Schulz, Gertrude Adams Milwaukee, Wis. 

Seiars, Charlotte Louise Plymouth 

Segel, Ruth Roxbury 

Shand, Mildred Mary Springfield, III. 

Shields, Madeline Harriet Dorchester 

Shipp, Mabel Eloise Dorchester 


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Simes, Lottie Dorchester 

Smith, Bertha Chadbourne Methuen 

Smith, Dorothy Providence, R. I. 

Smith, Margaret Catherine Hinckley, N. Y. 

Smith, Vera Arline Bradford 

Solov, Jane Winchester 

Sparks, Ruth Oakes Arlington Heights 

Spicer, Elizabeth Noank, Conn. 

Spooner, Ethel Elizabeth Brimfield 

Springer, Katharine Rand Chicago, 111. 

Stevens, Eleanor Marie Dedham 

Stewart, Dorothy May Lawanda Park, Calif. 

Stuart, Janet Hartzell Cleveland, O. 

Sullivan, Katherine Gertrude Boston 

Talbot, Evelyn Frances Milford, N. H. 

Taylor, Marion Manola Haverhill 

Thorpe, Alice Louise Providence, R. I. 

Tirrell, Mary Agnes Norwich, Conn. 

Tooben, Eva Maiden 

Twisden, Irma Addie Lynn 

Utley, Margaret Lynn Grand Rapids, Mich. 

Van der Veen, Kathryn Elizabeth Holland, Mich. 

Vorce, Catherine Newell Rochester, N. Y. 

Warner, Carolyn Springfield 

Washburn, Emily Portsmouth, N. H. 

White, Fern Elizabeth Holland, Mich. 

Whitneiy, Anna Easton North Adams 

Williams, Dorothy Jacqueline Boston 

Willis, Katharine Louise Brunswick, Me. 

Woodward, Maria Ella Hubbardston 

Wright, Jean McPhee Tucson, Ariz. 

Ziegler, Elizabeth Shaffer Harrisburg, Pa. 


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Mary Louise Eckles 

Rachel Adams 

Barbara Lynch 


Irene Cook 

Edna Allen 
Katherine Bittinger 

Helen Goodell 
Evelyn Sloat 

Mildred Cook 

Song Leader 
Katrina W. Bittinger 

Class Color: Green 


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Abbot, Edith Hale 

Abbot, Barbara 

Abbott, Marjorie Lucille 

Adams, Rachel Townsend 

Alden, Adah Zillah 

Allen, Dorothy Mildred 

Allen, Edna Blanche 

Allen, Simonetta Ireine 

Aronson, Sarah 

Austin, Elizabeth 

Avery, Evelyn Cora 

Baldwin, Nancy Burkhardt 

Ball, Alice Arlene 

Bagg, Lucy Mather 

Banks, Gertrude 

Barden, Elizabeth Bessie 

Barrett, Marjorie 

Bartlett, Natalie 

Barto, Mabel Theora 

Barton, Mildred Catherine 

Baxter, Frances 

Benson, Hilda Virginia 

Bent, Wilma Currier 

Berkson, Esther Molle 

Berry, Elizabeth 

Bethards, Elizabeth Pylei 

Bissell, Eleanor Arnes 

Bittinger, Katrina Wainwright 

Blanchard, Rosalind 

Bloomberg, Elizabeth Bertha 

Bogart, Helen Bentley 

Booth, Helen Gifford 

Bowker, Eleanor Wade 

Breding, Clara Christian 

Brewer, Helen Christiana 

Bridgham, Mildred Rose 
Br i sco, Edith Mary 

Brown, Helen Leland 

Brownlee, Lillian Jaeger 

Buchanan, Marion Isabel 

Buckley, Eleanor Una 

Burt, Edith Emily 

Bushee, Harriet Kaley 

Bushey, Resta Irene 

Cain, Helen 

Callan, Virginia Hall 

Campbell, Gladys Elinor 

Carson, Rosalie 

Carter, Marian Louise 

Cashman, Eleanor Katherine 

Cassidy, Eleanor 

Champney, Hester 

Chapin, Barbara 

Clapp, Dorothy Mowry 

Clarke, Avis Gertrude 

Cody, Catherine Ernestine 

Cole, Elizabeth Blandixc 

Cole, Katharyn 
Cole, Ruth Hilda 
Condon, Abigail Agatha 
Congdon, Josephine Holt 
connell, anastasia marie) 
connellan, ruth 
Cook, Irene Elizabeth 
Cook, Mildred Christine 
Cooke, Barbara 
Coolidge, Helen Gare 
Cornwall, Mildred Grace 
Crawford, Hazel Viola 
Crawley, Mabel 
Crocker, Mary Angela 
Crowley, Margaret Mary 
Cugner, Katherine Leona 
Cum mings, Dorothy Clatto 
Daniels, Caroline Rudolph 
Davey, Marion Elizabeth 
Davis, Helen Maud 
Deering, Helen 
Delehanty, Josephine Agnes 
Demarest, Isabel Schenck 
DeWitt, Mildred Hockey 
Dolan, Helen Harriet 
Donahue, Esther 
Donaldson, Marjorid Elisabeth 
Doran, Myla Edna 
Downes, Merriam 
Drake, Edith Minna 
Driscoll, Harriet Anne 
Durand, Margaret Balch 
Eastman, Dorothy 
Eastman, Edith Abbott 
Eastman, Helen Marjorie 
Eckles, Mary Lou 
Edholm, Camilla 
Edwards, Lydia Martin 
Elking, Felice 
Erickson, Esther Viola 
Esty, Muriel Gladys 
Fallon, Genevieve Rose 
Feen, Eva May 
Fenno, Alice Mahala 
Finn, Anna Josephine 
Fisher, Ednah Louise 
Fletcher, Thelma Louise 
Foley, Alicei Cary 
Foley, Vircinia Paula 
Follett, Margaret Eleanor 
Foss, Dorothy Sibyl 
Fox, Madeline Viola 
Fraser, Bertha Mildred 
Freeman, Ardys Grant 
French, Maude Dorrance 
Friedlander, Minna 
Gale, Hazel Louise 



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Galloway, Bessie 
Gillis, Margaret Louise 
Goldstein, Anna Leah 
Goodall, Elizabeth 
Goodell, Helen 
Goodhue, Ellacoya 
Green, Dorothy Jane 
Groves, Edith Ceceilia 
Gvvynne, Dorothy Eade 
Hahn, Ethel Grace 
Hall, Marjorie May 
Hall, Thelma Flora 
Hallett, Helen Josephine 
Hanchett, Hazel Clarke 
Harlow, Ruth Choate 
Harrington, Gertrude Louise 
Harrington, Ruth Genevieve 
Hanser, Evelina May 
Hayes, Alice L. D. 
Hayes, Marion 
Hedden, Muriel Irenei 
Hendrick, Lois Amelia 
Hermanson, Ruth 
Herridge, Marcia Louise 
Hitchcock, Pauline Delia 
Hoffmann, Pauline Eunice 
Honiss, Mary Frances 
Hope, Floreince Alexa 
Hopper, Margaret Augusta 
Horne, Dorothy 
Howard, Marjorie Eloise 
Howland, Eleanor Bradford 
Howell, Frances 
Hubbard, Doris Elizabeth 
Hughes, Mary Elizabeth 
Hulse, Clarissa 
Hunt, Marion Augusta 


huntsinger, mlldred elizabeth 
Hurlburt, Helen Holmes 
Jacobson, Elsie Amanda 
Jensen, Helen Harriette 
Jelliffe, Jessie 
Jennings, Frances 
Johnson, Maude Lillian 
Judd, Mollie Lowell 
Kagan, Dora Olive 
Keech, Josephine Sara 
Kell, Alice Mae 
Keith, Josephine Mary 
Kimball, Helen Reid 
Kolseth, Marion Louise 
Kugelman, Henrietta 
Lagan, Viola Mae 
Landy, Sarah 
LaPlace, Edna Ursula 
Larrott, Maud Semplb 
Law, Mildred Irvine 
Lawson, E. Gertrude 
Leavitt, Clara Ruth 

Leonard, Elizabeth 
Leonard, Mary Ellen 
Levin, Frances 
Levy, Blanche Rebecca 
Lewis, Elizabeth Barnard 
Lipman, Frances Terese 
Littlefield, Lucille Jane 
Lloy'd, Charlotte Mae 
longley, christyne electa 
Ludy, Marguerite Thora 
Lynch, Barbara Joyce 
Ly'nch, Honora Genevieve 
Lynch, Mona Elenore 
McCann, Lauralee 
McCaslin, Virginia Leone 
McCourt, Florence Kathryn 
McCoy, Mary Elizabeth 
McCrillis, Bessie Justine 
McDonald, Kathleen Elizabeth 
Macdonald, Mildred Elizabeth 
McGrath, Ruth Aurelia 
McIntirli, Laura Josephine 
McKenzie, Irene Louise 
McKibbin, Margaret Dorris 
McKinnon, Mary Dorothy 
McLoughlin, Kathryn L. 
McLennan, Dorothy D. 
McManus, Alice Cecelia 
McNally, Mary - Helena 
McNulty, Marion Agnes 
Magoon, Helen Almeada 
Maguire, Beiatrice Catherine 
Marcus, Jean Blumenthal 
Marshall, Mary Belle 
Martin, Isabel Catharine 
Martin, Lois Graham 
Matthews, Julis Loomis 
Mead, Wilma Robinson 
Merriam, Barbara Elizabeth 
Mifflin, Dorothy Lee 
Minott, Mary Idell 
Mitchell, Emily Lister 
Monette, Lucile Marguerite 
Monroe, Beatrice Sturgess 
Mooney', Eleanor Florence 
Moore, Olive Beach 
Moran, Lillian Eileen 
Morgan, Clarissa 
Morton, Betsy Holbrook 
Mudgett, Ruth Margaret 
Mullen, Mary Louise 
Murphy, Alice Wedd 
Murphy, Rosalind Adelaide 
Murtfeldt, Alice Louise 
Nettleton, Marguerite Frances 
Newcomb, Margaret Ellison 
Newton, Elizabeth Caldweix 
Noch, Dorothea Mary 
Nutt, Helen 



O'Connor, Eleanor Augusta 
Olsse, Hildegarde 
Olin, Florencei Valentina 
Pachard, Ruey 
Paul, Lucille Anthony 
Peavey, Evelyn Wellington 
Peck, Helen L. S. 
Pierce, Natalie 
Peniston, Ruth 
Perkins, Esther May 
Pernas, Juanita A. 
Perry, Gladys 
Peterson, Alice B. 
Pflaum, Ruth Selma 
Phillips, Hope 
Plunkett, Margaret Julis 
Potter, Mary Dorothy 
Potter, Muriel Doris 
Prince, Marion Chaffee 
Proctor, Lena Mary 
Pyyny, Martha Ellen 
Kabinowitz, Edith Mildred 
Kabinowitz, Frances 
Ralph, Virginia Kimball 
Randall, Hazel 
Rawson, Marilla Gunnison 
Reed, Laura Elisabeth 
Reisoroff, Lillian Ruth 
Rice, Eudora May 
Richards, Gertrude Eunice 
Robarge, Alyse Marguerite 
Rossell, Eva Dorothea 
Ruggles, Barbara May 
Rynbergen, Henderika Jacoba 
Sacknoff, Jennie Dorothy 
Sampson, Emily Munroei 
Sanborn, Jessie Belle 
Sargeant, Dorothy Adams 
Schmidt, Helen Mary 
Scully, Gertrude Frances 
Shannon, Emily Lucey 
Shaw, Estella May 
Shields, Kathleen Frances 
Shor, Anita 
Simon, Pearl Loretta 
Sims, May Emma 
Slimmes, Ernestine 
Sloat, Evelyn Baldwin 
Smead, Jeannette 
Smith, Elizabeth Kelton 
Smith, Frances Marie 
Smith, Gertrude Jacobus 
Smith, Hazel Maud 
Smith, Priscilla Alice 
Solovich, Sadye 
Spear, Ethel Beatrice 
Spear, Marjorie MacDonald 
Speer, Frances Virginia 
Spence, Jessie Simpson 

Spitzer, Elizabeth Kuhn 
Stantial, Helhn 
Staples, Dorothy Hill 
Starr, Madeline Mary 
Steeves, Louise Marion 
Stevens, Florence Seymour 
Stillings, Evelyn 
Stinchfield, Lyle Clough 
Sullivan, Agnes 
Sweiet, Katharine Wellington 
Taggart, Rachel Marie 
Taylor, Thalia Gertrude 
Thomas, Florence Mae 
Thomas, Madeline Fuller 
Thomas, Ruth 
Thompson, Dorothy Claire 
Thompson, Emily Dorinda 
Tierney, Marie Antoinette 
Tilden, Frances Louise 
Tirrell, Natalie 
Tisherman, Anna 
Tonon, Edith Louise 
Tonon, Florina 
Towle, Carolyn 
Townsend, Laura Adele 
Trautwein, Elizabeth 
Trott, Florence Neal 
Turner, Helen Ruth 
Vogelius, Leila Dorothea 
Wadhams, Miriam Sarah 
Walker, Marion Gertrude 
Walker, Mary Louise 
Wall is, Marjorie Lee 
Walter, Mildred Walke 
Warren, Sarah Leone 
Waterbury, Kathhrine Summer 
Watkins, Helen Bowman 
Watts, Ethel Williams 
Weaver, Frances Louise 
Wells, Margery Binkerd 
Wentworth, Nola Lucretia deW. 
White, Ruth 
Whittier, Mary Louise 
Wierman, Margaret Genette 
Wilson, Bertha Washington 
Wilson, Edith Mae 
Wilson, Elsie May 
Wilson, Irene Isabell 
Wilson, Olive 
Wolfe, Edna Augusta 
Wonson, Gertrude Mann 
Woodman, Iris Winifred 
Woodward, Marion Constance 
Woolf, Mildred 
Wulf, Helene Reynolds 
Yerxa, Burnett 
Zauder, Ethel Liebe 
Zeshlman, Esther Pauline 


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Eleanore Dennett 

Dorothea Walker 

Beatrice Rogers 

Charlotte Gregg 
Member of Executive Board 


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Adams, Constance E S.B., George Washington University, 

Anderson, Edna O A.B., University of Minnesota, 

Anderson, Margaret Louise A.B., University of Minnesota, 

Babson, Elinor A.B., Vassar, 1914; S.B. Simmons, 

Bailey, Helen M A.B., Radcliffe, 

Bailpy, May S A.B., Boston University, 

Barton, Maude G A.B., Smith, 

Beedy, Josephine C A.B., Stanford University, 

Bickford, Dorothy A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Blair, Miriam W A.B., Dickinson, 

Bonn, Dorothy" E A.B., University of Colorado, 

Bull, Margaret E A.B., Wellesley, 1916; S.B., Simmons, 

Burr age, Elizabeth A.B., Radcliffe, 

Buswell, Ruth A ,- . A.B., Smith, 

Caldwell, Marion G A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Campbell, Elizabeth A. W A.B., Vassar, 

Cave, Dorothy" W A.B., University of Iowa, 

Chace, Lydia G Ph.B., Brown University, 1900, A.M., 

Churchill, Louise A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Cleveland, Dorothy' Eliza A.B., Vassar, 

Cobb, Madeline W A.B., Radcliffe, 

Connor, Julia T A.B., Radcliffe, 

Cooperstein, Jennie A.B., Brown University, 

Crouch, Etta Alice A.B., Colby, 

Crouch, Margaret P A.B., Cornell, 

Crow, Florence M B.L., Ohio Wesleyan, 

Cummings, Marion R A.B., Boston University, 

Davidson, Anne N A.B., Elmira, 

Dennett, Eleanore F A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Dodd, Helen Whittemore . A.B., Wellesley, 

Douglas, Margaret E A.B., Smith, 

Dunne, Margaret R A.B., Smith, 

Eichorn, Florence A Pharm. D., Mass. College of Pharmacy, 

Ely", Anna M A.M., University of Wisconsin, 

Ethell, Emily G A.B., Colorado, 

Field, Leonor A A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Frost, Virginia D ■ A.B., Radcliffe, 

Gaylord, Eliza A.B., Mount Holyoke, 

Gilchrist, Anna A.B., Boston University, 

Gleim, Sophia C A.B., Ohio Northern University, 

Grafeman, Adele A.B., Washington University, 

Gregg, Charlotte P A.B., Bates, 

Hall, Frances A.B., Colorado, 

Hallowell, Elizabeth A.B., Boston University, 

Hartley, Mary F A.B., Smith, 

Hastings, Louise B. . B.L., Western Reserve University, 

Hills, Bertha A.B., Smith, 1915; A.M., Columbia, 

Holbrook, Margaret A A.B., Colby, 

Holland, Mary Henderson A.B., Boston University, 

Hollis, Janette R A.B., Bryn Mawr, 

Hunter, Adelaide C. A.B., University of Michigan, 

Hutch ins. Hazel E A.B., Bates, 

Jenkins, Katherine A.B., University of Colorado, 

Jennison, Margaret F A.B., Smith, 


Kinzinger, Margaret Alice A.B., Cornell University 

Kraft, Elise A.B., Radcliffe 

Kramer, Ida F A.B., Boston University. 

Lissner, Esther A.B., Radcliffe 

Lowe, Effie M A.B., Colby 

Luethi, Mary E A.B., Oberlia 

McConnell, Elizabeth A.B., Smith 

McCreery, Gladys A.B., Wellesley. 

MacNicol, Jessie B A.B., Cornell 

Manning, Katherine A S.B., Simmons. 

Matson, Ethel R A.B., University of Minnesota 

Mills, Elizabeth S A.B., Vassar 

Moore, Jebsie S.B., Simmons 

Moore, Mabel A.B., Milwaukee-Downer 

Myers, Leoma A.B., De Pauw University 

Nash, Margaret A.B., Vassar 

Nixon, Clara M . S.B., Oregon Agricultural, 1914, S.M. 

Parsons, Elva L A.B., Boston University. 

Patch, Charlotte L A.B., Vassar 

Peterson, Mary W A.B., Wellesley 

Pettibone, Louise A A.B., University of Washington. 

Pottinger, Persis M A.B., Smith 

Prescott, Helen A.B., Bryn Mawr 

Randall, Josephinei A.B., University of Michigan 

Ruly, Marguerite G A.B., University of Montana 

Rundel, Mildred M A.B., University of Michigan 

Reynolds, Mabel M B.L.S., University of Illinois. 

Roberts, Virginia A S.B., Woman's College, Richmond, Va., 

Robinson, Martha A.B., Radcliffe 

Robinson, Ruth M A.B., Jackson 

Rogers, Beatrice A A.B., Wellesley 

Rosenfield, Freda A A.B., Wellesley 

Rumsey, Alice A S.B., University of Michigan 

Russell, EileeIn Ph.B., University of Vermont 

Seibel, Edith B A.B., Smith. 

Selby, Margery L A.B., Grinnell 

Sells, Barbara L Ph.B., University of Chicago 

Shackelford, Gladys A.B., University of Denver 

Shrum, Merah D A.B., Cornell 

Smith, Ethel A S.B., University of Minnesota 

Smith, Helen S A.B., University of California 

Smith, Jessie I A.B., Colorado 

Smith, Kathryn M S.B., University of Idaho 

Smith, Marjorie W A.B., Mount Holyoke 

Smith, Norma E A.B., Radcliffe 

Smith, Olivia E A.B., Mills 

Sullivan, Katherine L A.B., Radcliffe 

Sweeiney, Clare A.B., Radcliffe 

Taney, Mary E S.B., University of California 

Thomas, Kathryn E A.B., University of California 

Townsend, Emma Natalie A.B., Cornell 

Turner, Elizabeth U A.B., Elmira 

Upton, Natalie B A.B., St. Lawrence University 

Van Nostrand, Helen L A.B., Oberlin 

Waldron, Alice M Ph.B., State University of Iowa 

Walker, Dorothea Stanley A.B., Mount Holyoke 

Ward, Florence M A.B., Smith 

Warren, Lillias R A.B., University of Alabama 


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Wechselbbrg, Louise A.B., Vassar, 1919 

West, Mary C A.B., Mount Holyoke, 1919 

Wheeler, Elizabeth F A.B., Mount Holyoke, 1907 

Wiley, Marion A.B., Wellesley, 1918 

Williams, Clementine T A.B., University of Michigan, 1910 

Wineland, Isabelle M A.B., De Pauw University, 1917 

Woods, Grace F A.B., Smith, 1918 

Wright, Barbara H A.B., University of Minnesota, 1913 

Wright, Evelyn E A.B., Middlebury, 1917 


Albeo, Marjorie M. 
Anderson, Anna C. 
Anderson, Hulda S. 
Atkisson, Eugenia E. 
Aver, Matilda E. 
Bacon, Christine M. 
Baird, Barbara S. 
Banks, Esther N. 
Bartlett, Grace L. 
Bassett, Sarah E. 
Bauman, Frieda E. 
Beck, Ethel Brown 
Bedard, Beatrice M. 
Bell, Ruth 
Boothby, Doris 
Bradley, Amy O. 
Bray, Mildred T. 
Breslin, Margaret Mary 
Brewer, Emily E. 
Brinton, Susie M. 
Browne, Clare L. 
Bryant, Margaret A. 
Bryson, Emma C. 
Buch, Fannie S. 

Bulkley, Margaret A. 

Butler, Rose K. 

Butt, Norma L. 

Cairns, Josephine A. 

Calef, Emily G. 

Canfield, Carrie H. 

Carleton, Agnes M. 

Chandler, Ethel M. 

Chase, Evelyn C. 

Clark, Dora M. 

Cole, Mary E. 

Connor, Victoria V. 

Coombs, Florence E. 

Craft, Emily C. 

Crawford, Elena C. 

Croacher, Irene 

Cunningham, Agnes B. 

Currier, Laura E. 

Currier, Helen M. 

Daniles, Beatrice 

Davis, Margaret 
Dawes, Evelyn 
Dewar, Isabel A. 
Downey, Mary A. 
Duggan, Mary V. 
Dwight, Elizabeth 
Ellefsen, Ingeborg M. 
Erickson, Gladys L. 
Fearns, Alice T. 


Forbes, Mildred H. 
Garrison, Jessie I. 
Gay, Julia M. 
Oilman, Ruth 
Glazer, Anna S. 
Goddard, Alice D. 
Gordon, Marion W. 
Gray, Mabel F. 
Greenwood, Hilda M. 1 
Gregg, Elinor D. 
Grimmer, Roberta I. 
Gustafson, Anna V. 
Hagen, Mary E. 
Halligan, Ellen E. 
Hamilton, Marian W. 
Harris, Mary B. 
Harris, Rebecca S. 
Hartzell, Ruth H. 
Hatfield, Mary H. 
Helcerson, Gunda M. 
Higgins, Rachel 
Hitchings, Dorothy D. 
Holland, Laura 
Holtham, Dorothy S. 
Jackson, Marion L. 
Johnson, Ethel P. 
Johnson, Freda O. 
Johnson, Marion L. 
Judd, Helen K. 
Kafka, Viola R. 
Kelley, Letitia G. 
Kesseli, Lizetta C. 
Kneeland, Rose L. 
Lafleur, Violette C. 



Lake, Marion P. 
Lanum, Margaret L. 
Lapham, Celestia 
Lauer, Mozella 
Laurin, Esther E. 
Locke, Mary W. 
Love, Sara J. 
Lyons, Georgia M. 
McCartney, Mary S. 
MacDonald, Sarah 
MacDougall, Edith E. 
MacDougall, Mary J. 
McFarlane, Mary J. 
McG ill i cuddy, Margaret 
McGrath, Mary A. 
Malsbury, Merle B. W. 
Marshall, Glee 
Marvel, Rose Burton 
Mayer, Victoria C. 
Meldrum, Mary C. 
Michener, Mary B. 
Miller, Saida F. 
Milley, Catherine A. 
Morrill, Marjorie B. 
Minn, Anne C. 
Nelson, Lucy C. 
Niles, Olive M. 
Nolting, Lena 
O'Gorman, Mary K. 
Ohlund, Alva P. 
Olsen, Olga 
Orvold, Josephine M. 
Otto, Dorothy 
Partrich, Sarah W. 
Payne, Emilie L. 
Pearce, Lydia E. 
Peverly, Anna C. 
Pinney, Bertha E. 
Platt, Bernita N. 
Potter, Effie I. 
Potter, Ruby G. 
Pratt, Lucy E. 

Ramsay, Rose 
Ramsdell, Jessie M. 
Rankin, Isabel L. 
Rideout, June 
Roddam, Una 
Rowley, Ruth A. 
Schelback, Augusta 
Schirch, Stella M. 
Scott, Margaret 
Sheehan, Margaret Clark 
Shockley, Virginia A. 
Shurtleff, Ruth I. 
Sloane, Esther M. 
Smith, Leona A. 
Sproule, Annie B. 
Staples, Ruth E. 
Steere, Edna D. 
Stephenson, Kathryn M. 
Sullivan, Hazel E. 
Sullivan, Honora A. 
Sutton, Helen F. 
Taylor, Frances W. 
Thomas, Ruth E. 
Van Storch, Mary R. 
Wadsworth, Mary H. 
Waldron, Eva S. 
Walp, Rachel M. 
Ward, Margaret H. 
Waugh, Prudence M. 
Weaver, Fessie S. 
Webster, Frances 
Wheeler, Annie R. 
Wies, Lula D. 
Willey, Margaret S. 
Williams, Mary 
Willson, Winifred O. 
Wilson, Mary Louise 
Wright, Marjorie E. 
Wright, Mildred D. 
Young, Mary G. 
Youngman, Ethel 


Adelman, Goldie C. 
Allen, Gillian M. 
Ames, Olivia 
Arlin, Eva M. 
Atterberg, Hilda D. 
Backus, Pauline 
Baldwin, Helen 
Barry, Elizabeth G. 
Basford, Jean 
Beldejj, Maude G. 
Bethune, Florence M. 
Bennett, Edith M. 

Bingham, Ora H. 
Brown, Alice T. 
Brown, Mina May 
Browne, Alma Estes 
Buck, Ruth Madeline 
Burwell, Bess 
Buzzell, Martha A. 
Caille, Alberta A. 
Callowhill, Muriel 
Carroll, Eli si 
Carroll, Eva L. 
Chandler, Adele 


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Childs, Edith M. 

Childs, Lucy R. 

Codman, Margaret 

Cohen, Rose 

Colburn, Marian 

Connor, Matilda Marie 

Cramer, Miriam N. 

Crowley, Helen W. 

Daley - , Alice C. 

Dana, Pauline 

Davidson, Dorothy' 

Davies, Elizabeth Gertrude 

Davis, Elizabeth B. 

Dechter, Sarah 

Dennis, Camilla E. 

Dooley-, Stella 

Durgin, Dorothy' A. 

Eliot, Ellen P. 

Ennis, William J. 

Faulkner, Edith L. 

Fazakas, Chester A. S. 

Feingold, Syr a I. 

Fitch, Ed a W. 

Flickinger, Florence 

Frazer, Olive F. 

Fuller, Helen G. 

Glovlr, F. 

Golden, Mary- 
Gold inc, My-rtle L. 

Goldstein, Fanny' 

Gorham, Katherine J. 

Goss, Eugenie 

Gould, Marguerite C 

Graham, William F. A. 

Grant, Jessie E. 

Grover, Marguerite M. 

Hannigan, Francis James 

Haszard, May K. 

Hazlewood, Ethel M. 
Higbee, Isabel 
Hill, Jeanette Bain 
Holden, Gertrude M. 
Houston, Marion R. 
Johnson, Alice Isabel 
Johnson, Ethel L. 
Johnson, Myrtis P. 
Jones, Ethel Atchinson 
Kellen, Dora> A. 
Kelley, Mary Frances 
Kibur, Nettie Ruth 
Knox, Ewa M. 
Lamb, Rosamond 
Levine, Mildred H. 
Lipson, Rose M. 
Lord, Ruth 
Lynch, Anna C. 
McAnarney, Mary' A. 
McAuliffe, Irene 
MacLean, Mary - 

Maguire, Beatrice C. 
Maiers, William Charles 
Merrill, Effie C. 
Meirritt, Anna H. 
Morris, Gladys M. 
Morse, Gertrude W. 
Moulton, Edith F. 
Mulloney, William J. 
Murphy, Alice L. 
Myhro, Lora 
Needham, Helen R. 
Newell, Ethel O. 
Nichols, Margaret 
Nickerson, Edith R. 
Niles, Eunice H. 
Ninomiya, Kay 
O'Brien, Jane V. 
Phillips, Mabeil H. 
Plimpton, Louise 
Potter, Elsie 
Prim, Mary E. 
Putnam, Anna A. 
Richardson, Helen E. 
Rigby, Alice L. 
Rivelis, Esther M. B. 
Rogan, Katherine S. 
Ross, Ruth 
Rowden, Dorothy A. 
Russell, Elizabeth F. 
Rutherford, Drusilla D. 
Sather, Katrina M. 
Sather, Ruth B. 
Scott, Evelyn E. 
Sharp, Jeannette M. 
Shattuck, Jane B. 
Shedd, Faith M. 
Short, Eliza L. 
Slivins, Emma F. 
Smith, Edith M. 
Smithers, Jennie C. 
Teare, Marcella E. 
Terry, Ruth C. 
Thomas, Miriam D. 
Thompson, Alice E. 
Townsend, Frances 
Toy, Mary C. 
Van der Carr, Edith E. 
Viall, Judith Kathryn 
Walch, Marh L. 
Wardwell, Regina 
Warren, Sylvia 
Watson, Jane Mary 
Webster, Anna 
Williams, Eleanor W. 
Williams, Lois 
Wilson, Sarah F. 
Woods, Mabel G. 
Wright, Doroth M. 
Yetten, Paline 
Young, Annella 




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Month of fEftttara 

Editor-in-Chief Dorothy L. Thornton, 1920 

Assistant Editor Margaret Nellis, 1920 

Art Editor Marion F. Scott, 1920 

Advertising Manager Harriette E. Gordon, 1920 

Business Manager Anna F. Manning, 1920 

Assistant Business Manager Beatrice J. CuMMINGS, 1921 

Faculty Advisor Charlotte F. Babcock 

Ruth Giles, 1920 Margaret M. McDowell, 1921 

Isabelle Jones, 1920 Louise Gillis, 1922 

Helen T. Lynch, 1920 Josephine Delehanty, 1923 

THE publication of the 1920 issue marks the Microcosm's tenth anniversary. 
Since it was founded in 1910 the policy of the Microcosm has passed through 
various changes in an effort to find how it might best fill those needs which other 
publications failed to meet, and especially to establish a permanent and worth while 
record of the organized activities of the student body, and of the students themselves. 

The Microcosm has proved to be all and more than the class who founded it ten 
years ago had hoped. Today it is a component part of Student Government, and this 
year, for the first time, has its own representative on Council. 

The Editors have changed the name of the "Just Good Times" section to the 
"Sun Dial," feeling that the new title is more individual. In this section the policy 
established last year of recording only the activities of the graduating class has been 
followed, as this seems the more logical way of making the Microcosm valuable as 
a record. 

A new section this year is devoted to the delegations, which have been omitted 
in the past. 

The Microcosm has, with everything else, felt the effects of increased costs, and 
though the price of the book was raised again, the expenses of this edition would not 
have been met except for the very efficient work of the Advertising Manager. The 
Editor wishes also to acknowledge with gratitude the work done by Miss Rachel 
Farwell in securing all the snapshots used. 

To the Microcosm Board, for their spirit of loyalty and cooperation throughout 
the year, the Editor expresses her keen appreciation. 


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Lilli Putian 
Typing Tilli 
Ovid Burlesco 
Mrs. Grumble 
Dolly Du Flicker 
Valeska Valance 
Galle Screechi 
General Joy 
L. Tell Agen 
Vivian V ere de V t 

Helen Lynch 

Harriette Gordon 

Dorothy Thornton 

Isabelle Jones 

Anna Manning 

Ella Matthews 

Ruth Scully 

Barbara Joy 

Rachel Farwell 

Louise Gillis 

Helen Davis 
Helen Fowler 
Carroll Jenks 

Frances Sharf 

Ruth Foss 

Maude Johnson 
Lucille Lapp 
Margaret Milne 

Marion McNulty 

Josephine Richards 
Helen Ripley 
Florina Tonon 

Edwina Vories 
Solo Dancer 
Jane Solov 


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TO THE Innocent Bystander, who, it is barely possible, may not know, it must be 
explained that this year there were two reasons for having a "Mic Show" — 
there was Mic itself — and there was last year's show. Fancy, ye gentle (or 
rough) readers, if you can, an attempt to write up the Odyssey in opera bouffe style, 
with book and lyrics dashed off with the chatty persiflage of a John Milton and the 
conconservative artistry of an Irving Berlin. Fancy it. Ah, you cannot. But that is 
exactly the problem which faced the management of Mic last fall — namely, to wit, i.e., 
the revival and propagation of a classic. But the management had the talent and did 
not weaken and a brand new, steel-spring Mic Show — 1920 model — 100 proof — was 
the result. 

The Mic Show is primarily a musical show, but unlike most musical comedies 
this show contained a plot which unfolded without a rip, seam or snap. The scene was 
laid in the office of a harassed stage manager, and the first touch marking it out from 
the ordinary was the appearance of a scrub-lady actually scrubbing the floor, a rarely 
beautiful creature — very rare — one of those haunting Mack Sennett types. At once a 
shout arose from the audience, for this was none other than Lilli Putian of post season 
fame. But this Lilli had blossomed out into a chatty and ambitious young artist with 
stage aspirations and an ambition toward becoming the manager's leading lady. At 
present, however, "having been stricken in the actors' strike," she was studying the 
lower strata and the underworld as a menial. 

Just as Lilli was perpetrating an atrocity with her voice, there entered Typing 
Tilli — a lady whose unquiet jaws moved rhythmically as in some secret and mystic 
incantation. No, my friends, she was not communing with her stainless inner self. 
Close on her heels followed the stage manager, Ovid Burlesco, a nervous wreck of a 
little man rattling with irritation and fatigue, but efficient, you know, with that 
strictly business air. Upon his arrival he called a rehearsal and immediately the 
chorus of his new musical comedy began to rehearse. 

First came Mile. Galle Screechi and her chorus of songbirds, who gave a delightful 
rendition of "Burmah Moon." Then Mile. Screechi rehearsed two song features. The 
rehearsal went on while the irate Mr. Burlesco waited in vain for his leading lady to 
appear. It was not long before the leading man, L. Tell Agen, put in his appearance, 
dark and fascinating, dressed as a leading man should be. He apologized for being 
late and then bursting into song explained his reasons for the delay. There were four 
of them, and they represented four different schools from Secretarial to Science, but he 
assured us through his mustache, in a soaring tenor, — "that any Simmons girl 
would do." 

Scarcely had he finished when strains of martial music were heard and in marched 
the debonair and dashing General Joy with his orderly and his lost battalion, who 
went through a series of maneuvers which warmed the manager's heart. You hear a 
lot of complaints about "The Service," but after seeing those eight fluffy warriors, in 
threatening colored organdies, we decided that the army could be a lot worse. Military, 
my dear — you could fairly smell the powder from the moment they came in. When 
they had completed their Battle Hymn, "The Lost Battalion of Joy," Mr. Burlesco 
was discovered to have fallen asleep from sheer fatigue and in this unconscious state 
his tormented mind evolved the nightmare which followed. 


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The lights went out for a second, and when they flashed on again the manager's 
dream was enacted in the form of a melodrama called "Marriage or Mortgage," which 
would have done credit to any eleven-cent (they've gone up, you know) novel. The 
characters were Mrs. Giggoby and her lovely daughter, Girlie, acted by none other 
than the manager's scrub-lady. Then there was Ruthless Rudolph Remington, deep 
dyed and villainous. Also Girlie's lover, Oswald Jinks, and, to break up their love, 
came Consomme Casserole, the acute angle in this melodramatic triangle. 

The scene changed from the farm to the cold city, where the lovely Girlie is work- 
ing in Rudolph's skirt factory to save her old home. From this point on, the plot 
moved with such rapidity that Girlie, in a thoughtless moment, severed Rudolph's 
jugular vein and incidentally bumped into the fast moving plot, spilling it and waking 
up the manager. Relieved to find his nightmare only a dream, he went on with the 
rehearsal. Miss Valeska Valance now entered and sang and then the manager 
himself was moved to song, surprising his cast with an unguessed vocal ability and 
literally bringing tears to the eyes of the sympathetic audience by a ballad with that 
touching, soul-stirring theme — the High Cost of Living. 

Commotion presently announced the belated arrival of the real leading lady — a 
languorous person with a Twin Six make-up and a one-cylinder artistic "temperature." 
She assured the manager that as a bomb-shell of joy she was simply TNT and could 
make "Bubbles of all his Troubles." Following her arrival came a delightful dance 
number in period costume by Jane Solov and after a grand final war cry, Mr. Burlesco 
called it a day and dismissed his players. 

When Greek meets Greek, they usually open a restaurant but when Mic Boards 
meet— well, WHAT NEXT ? 











Mary Kimball, President 

Marie O'Connor, Vice-President 

Ella Matthews, Secretary 

Ruth Giles, Treasurer 


WHAT is Student Government? It is the government of the stu- 
dents, by the students, and for the students. Every student in 
Simmons is a member of Student Government. Every student 
who has ever been in Simmons has been a member. The organization which 
we have today has been handed down for seventeen years. Each year the 
Council has tried to perfect it, and we are proud of what they have accom- 
plished. Let us band together and try to raise it one step higher toward 


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Stye Aratomy 

A NOTED preacher once said to a group of business men : "There 
are many ways of being busy in this world, but there is only one 
business here. The great affair of man is living. It is not merely 
the earning of a wage, nor the making of money, nor beating one's rivals, 
nor electing one's candidate. It is the process of turning environment and 
endowment into character." 

And that is what the Academy aims to do for the girls of Simmons 
College, to set before them an ideal, that their present work and glory may 
not obscure the deeper, richer, and finer conceptions of life, and that they 
may not forget that the really worth-while and lasting things arise from a 
development of the inner life. It aims to teach them to rise above the 
purely scientific, the purely technical, important though these may be, and 
to cultivate a real love for the best in art, literature, music, and government. 

May the ideal of the Academy be representative of every true and loyal 
Simmons girl; let it mean an appreciation of the best, that shall begin during 
her four years in college and continue during the long, full years of her life! 

Membership in the Academy is open both to graduates and under- 
graduates whose grades have reached the standard established by the society. 
The standard is the attainment of fifty per cent A points, or of twenty-five 
per cent A points and ninety per cent A and B points, in all courses taken in 
academic subjects. Under the old system of marks, graduates must have 
acquired thirty per cent H's, or ninety-five per cent H's and P's. 


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Honorary Members 

President Lefavour Professor Robert M. Gay 

Mr. Charles K. Bolton Professor Reginald R. Goodell 

Miss Frances R. Morse Professor Harry M. Varrell 
Professor Frank E. Farley 

Honorary and Active Members 
Miss Alice G. Higgins, 1909 Mrs. I. R. (Louise Andrews) Kent, 


Florence E. Bailey 
Abbie E. Dunks 
Eleanor Jones 
Alice M. Klein 

Active Members 
From the Class of 19 18 
Margaret P. Lenihan Helen Swanton 
Elinor F. Reilly Florence H. White 

Isabella F: Starbuck Gertrude Wilson 

From the Class of 1919 
Gertrude Barish {Associate Member) 

Helen W. Blanchard 
Christine P. Brown 
Rebecca Cohen 
Margaret E. Daniels, 

Dorothy France 
Anne Hefflon 
Beatrice F. Lane 
Marion F. McCann, 

Mrs. W. E. (Estelle Wolff; 

From the Class of 1920 
Mildred R. Bradbury Marion Eaton 

Member Ex. Board Marion E. Morse 
Ruth A. DeMings Beatrice I. Gilman 

From the Class of 1921 
Helen Eastman Mary C. Molloy 

Marion A. Howe Helen T. Pierce 

Jessica E. Pendleton 
Katharine H. Rock, 

Member Ex. Board 
Marion C. Smith 

Marion F. Scott, Sec'y 
Marjorie E. Sprague, 

Gertrude M. Walker 
Ruth O. Walker 

Graduates Who Have Been Admitted 
Bertha M. Emerson, 1 9 10 Bessie L. Jost, 19 15 Mae Jouvette, 19 16 
Mrs. W. L. (Ernestine Packard) Howe, 1917 Theodora Kimball, 1908 

Mrs. C. L. (Madeline Scott) Lothrop, Jr., 191 1 
Mrs. E. N. (Alice Wood) Manchester, 1907 Margaret Sullivan, 1916 
Helen V. O'Brien, 19 15 Jennie B. Wilkinson, 191 1 


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Inrmttnry doittrnment 

Elizabeth Seiple, President 

Famie Johnson, Vice-President 

WlLMA Munt, Secretary 

Marion Pierce, Treasurer 

WITH the addition of several new Freshman houses, Dormitory 
Government has had added responsibility, for, after all, it is the 
Freshmen who must be started in the right way to carry things 
as they should be later. We little realize our first year how very important 
it is to begin in the way which will give the most to our college and to our- 
selves. Not only that we shall begin our college life right, but that we shall 
leave, feeling we have done all we can. We do not realize what college has 
done for us until later years, when, as Seniors, we share the responsibility 
with the Faculty of trying to set the example and help others to appreciate 
its benefits. 

The cooperation of the new students has been good, as it has been 
with the older students; but when we realize the individual thoughtfulness 
of community life, then our government will be more ideal. However, 
when this ideal is reached, we will find something higher to work for, as 
our Dormitory Government standard is always being raised. The success 
of the year has been due largely to the spirit of the Freshmen and the 
cooperation of Dormitory girls. May the coming year bring forth a more 
ideal government with sincere cooperation and effort. 


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Chairman of Socialism Group, GERTRUDE HambletON 

Chairman of Consumers' League, Virginia Hurlbut 

Chairman of Bulletin Board, Molly Molloy 

Chairman of Publicity, Edna Hall 

Faculty Member of Board, Dr. Harry M. Varrell 

THE Civic League has continued the work which was started under 
the new organization of last year. We have tried to bring before 
the students speakers who can tell them of the economic and political 
questions prominent today. Interesting subjects on art have been taken 
up also. 

We have been very fortunate in obtaining some prominent speakers. 
Mr. Charles Zueblin, Mr. Wilfred Humphries, who told us of his experi- 
ences in Russia, Mrs. Monica Ewer of the London Daily Times, Dr. James 
J. Walsh of New York City, Mr. Weiss of the U. S. Secret Service, have 
been able to come to us. 

The Consumers' League and the Socialism Group are combined with 
the Civics League and have worked under it. 

It is hoped that the work will be continued next year, for it is of vital 
importance for college students to become acquainted with outside interests. 


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ji>tmmimfi dnllHje Stemem 


Managing Editor Beatrice Gilman, 1920 

Assistant Managing Editor .... Marion Scott, 1920 

Publication Editor Helen Oakes, 1920 

Undergraduate Editor .... Charlotte Burnes, 1920 

Graduate Editor Flora M. Jacobs, 191 2 

Assistant Graduate Editor .... Christine Brown, 1919 

Administration Editor C. H. Collester 

Advertising Manager Marion Fitch, 19 19 

THE SIMMONS COLLEGE REVIEW is issued monthly from No- 
vember to July inclusive. It has a rather peculiar problem in that it 
endeavors to serve the interest of three groups of people: the under- 
graduates, the alumnae, and the faculty and administration. It tries to en- 
courage literary expression among the student body by printing such under- 
graduate contributions as are of sufficient merit. It is planned to include in 
each number one article by some person other than an undergraduate which 
will be of general interest to the whole group of readers. Sections of the 
magazine are devoted to faculty notes, items concerning the alumnae, and 
undergraduate activities. By these means, the Review endeavors to con- 
solidate the interests of all those connected with the college and to serve as 
a connecting link between groups which have a tendency to grow apart 
rather than together. 

The aim of the Review is to be true to the best that is in Simmons 
and to be a means of fostering and strengthening the "Simmons spirit." 


Glij? ilnnox* Month 

Mary E. Webber, '20, Chairman 

MARION C. Waldron, '21, Secretary 

Rachel Farwell, '20, Stenographic Secretary 

Stella Morse, '20 Marion Pierce, '22 

Helen Eastman, '21 Bessie Galloway, '23 

Ruth Foss, '22 Mildred Cornwall, '23 

Norma Smith, C.G. 

FOR the first year in its history, as a result of the work of the committee 
of last year, the Honor Board has a constitution giving to the Board 
a permanent and stable foundation. This, of course, has largely 
decreased the difficulties arising for the Board and its actual duties. 

Moreover, there has been this year a very marked decrease in the 
number of cases of dishonor to be dealt with by the Board. This fact seems 
most encouraging, for it shows, we believe, a growth of the system in that 
it is being more universally upheld. 

The work of the Board, then, has been mainly an endeavor to formu- 
late a plan by which the work of the Honor Board, its ideals, and stand- 
ards of honor for Simmons shall be brought directly to the attention of the 
individual student. To accomplish this end there is to be given to each 
entering student in the fall a statement of the principles and standards of 
the Board, for the maintenance and furtherance of which the cooperation 
of the student is requested. By such means it is hoped that interest and 
public opinion will so strongly back the Honor System that it will be able 
to expand in importance and influence until the time will come — and not 
too far distant — when the name of Simmons will be synonymous with 


®ije £>tuontt Alumna? lutlbtng dLnmrnittee 

Ella Matthews, 
Susan Templeton, '20 
Elizabeth Skolfield, '20 
Adah Keyworth, '21 
Edna Muddle, '21 
Lucy Dean, '21 


Bernice Brown, '22 
Katherine Springer, 
Ruth Jordan, '22 
Lela Vogelius, '23 
Barbara Chapin, '23 

ABOUT seven years ago an Endowment Fund Committee, consisting 
of three members from each class, was organized for the purpose 
of interesting the student body in a Student Building Fund. This 
year the alumnae and the faculty and undergraduates are working together 
and the work of the undergraduates is carried on under the name of the 
Student Alumnae Building Committee. 

Members of the committee started their work early in the fall, gather- 
ing and selling the mushrooms which grew in the hockey field. The com- 
mittee next turned its time and attention to selling the little blue and gold 
brick banks which the Illinois Simmons Club was making to raise its quota. 

At Christmas time the sale of cards and calendars added to the amount 
already attained and the New Year came with a Student Government dance 
for the benefit of the fund. The faculty-student teas were given bi-monthly 
to bring the students and faculty closer together and incidentally to add 
small sums to the fund. We are looking forward to the students' drive, 
which will come as a part of the big campaign for a Simmons endowment. 


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Connecticut Helen E. Stow 

Maine Elizabeth G. Skolfield 

New Hampshire Tryphosa R. Worcester 

New Jersey Kathryn Van Nest 

New York Lucy C. Gomez 

Ohio Katherine F. Christian 

Pennsylvania . . . . . Susan Mossman Templeton 

Rhode Island Inez E. Riley 

Somerville Evelyn P. Swift 

Vermont Elnora R. Blanchard 


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01. A. 

Marie Kaan, President 

Kathryn Rumble, Vice-President 

Barbara Wiggin, Secretary 

Frances Klein, Treasurer 

THE great Student Volunteer Convention was held in Des Moines 
from December 31 to January 6. This movement was backed by 
the Y.M.C.A.'s and Y.W.C.A.'s in all the colleges throughout the 
United States and Canada, with the result that over 7000 delegates assem- 
bled to receive inspiration for Christian living that will last all their lives. 

Another nation-wide movement is that of the Interchurch World 
Movement of North America. A series of meetings were held during the 
week-end of March 6 for all students of Boston and vicinity, to encourage 
them to enter upon any work they may be called on to do with the determina- 
tion to make it an expression of Christian service. 

Still another matter of universal interest is the National Y.W.C.A. 
Convention, held April 13 to 19, in Cleveland. The question of member- 
ship basis will come up to be voted on for the second time, and if it is 
passed at this convention, the membership basis of the Simmons Association 
will probably be changed from the church membership to the personal. 
It will be a fairer, broader, and at the same time, a more definitely Christian 
basis for membership than the present one, and we hope it will be effective 
in making Y.W. a still more vital part of the life of the students of Simmons 
than it has been before. 



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President, Fanny Hamburg 

Vice-President, Sylvia S. Mishel 


Treasurer, Gertrude Dana 

Study Circle Leader, Bella Mazur 

THE world is watching with keen interest the reestablishing of the 
Jewish nation, and it behooves us to know something of a people 
who, throughout the ages, have clung tenaciously to their ideal of 

The Menorah Society, through its activities, affords opportunities for 
studying the history, literature, and ideals of these people. Its library sup- 
plies the working material in the form of books. Its study circle takes up 
current topics of Jewish interest, giving opportunity for study and dis- 
cussion. Its regular monthly meetings bring well-known speakers to address 
the organization on interesting phases of Jewish life. 

This is its fourth successful year of activity and the Menorah, with 
its symbol, the seven-branched candelabrum, continues to "shed light." 


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Margaret Nellis, 1920, Chairman 

Elizabeth Bethards, 1922, Vice-Chairman 

Marian Rawson, 1921, Secretary 

Claire Herrick, 1921, Treasurer 

Marion Taylor, 1921, Reader 

Miss Holmstrom, Faculty, Chairman Literature Distribution Committee 

THE Christian Science Society of Simmons College has continued to 
progress during 1919-1920, and much benefit and inspiration have 
been gained by those in attendance at its weekly Friday meetings in 
the Students' Room. Early in the year a reception was held, to which all 
those interested in Christian Science were invited and new members wel- 
comed into the society. In October, a lecture on Christian Science was 
delivered at the college by Mr. George Shaw Cook, C.S.B., of Chicago, 
111., a member of the Board of Lectureship of the Mother Church, the 
First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston. The Literature Distribution 
Committee has placed subscriptions to Christian Science periodicals in the 
Library and Students' Room and in North and South Halls, and the other 
houses on campus. 



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President, CONSTANCE GlBLlN, 1920 

Vice-President, Mary Casey, 1920 

Secretary, Dorothy Antone, 1922 

Treasurer, Florence Lapointe 


Marion Scott, 1920 Alice Kerrigan, 1922 

Katherine Martin, 1921 Josephine Delehanty, 1923 

AS CARDINAL NEWMAN stands out as a strong influence for good 
in the nineteenth century, so we want our club, his namesake, to stand 
out in our college activities. The main purpose of the Newman Club 
is to create a bond of union among the Catholic students of Simmons and 
to strengthen their knowledge of their religion. 

Although the club is still in its infancy its influence has already been 
keenly felt. This success has been largely due to the interest and encourage- 
ment of Miss Barbarrosa and the hospitality of the Religious of the Cenacle. 
Two meetings are held each month: a formal meeting in the college 
building and a rather informal meeting at the Convent of the Cenacle, in 
Brighton. At these bi-monthly meetings lectures upon appropriate subjects 
of interest are delivered by eminent Catholic authorities. 

The scope of the club has been broadened by its admission to the 
Federation of College Catholic Clubs. 

We hope that the Catholic spirit of the Newman Club will be felt 
throughout the college. 


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Sramatir (tab 

President Marie F. O'Connor, 

Vice-President Edna Muddle, 

Secretary Gladys A. Mason, 

Treasurer Lalia N. Charlton, 

Chairman of Dramatic Committee . . . Helen R. O'Neil, 

Chairmen of Committees 

Stage Manager Marie Beers, 1921 

Property Virginia Hurlbut, 1922 

Costume and Make-Up . . . Susan Templeton, 1920 
Door and Floor .... Vivian H. Harris, 1920 

Clean-Up Kathryn Van Nest, 1920 

Publicity Frances Klein, 1922 

Prompter ■ . . . . > . . . Olive Frazer, Unci. 
Coach Miss Emily Hale 



By George Cram Cook and Susan Glaspell ■ 

By J. Hartley Manners 
At the Refectory, December 12 and 13, 1919 

IN THE production of "Suppressed Desires," the much-discussed psycho- 
analysis play of the season, the Dramatic Club achieved a considerable 
triumph. The performance savored decidedly of the professional in 
the well-rounded, convincing characterization and light comedy spirit with 
which it was played. Helen Lynch portrayed the dream-solving Henrietta, 
a most superior type of New Woman and an ardent disciple of psycho-analy- 
sis, while Louise Gillis as Mabel was charmingly feminine in graceful 
negligees and a manner of helpless naivete. Ruth Franc, as Stephen — 
husband of Henrietta — was a huge success and her portrayal of a mild 
little man goaded beyond endurance by a super-wife, showed a delighted 
audience how dreams may be turned into nightmares. 

The "Queen's Messenger," which was given the same evening, was a 
more serious piece, centering around a slender and alluring Russian spy 
who inveigled an honest Englishman into losing a certain state paper. We 
were all eyes as to the beautiful Russian lady, and impressed beyond words 
with Captain Standish's moustache. It was a difficult scene to depict, bor- 
dering on the melodramatic, but successfully managed by Dorothy Drew 
and Mary Frances Hartley. 


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Henrietta .... Helen T. Lynch, 1920 

Mabel Louise Gillis, 1922 

Stephen Ruth Franc, 1921 

"The Queen's Messenger" 
The Masked Lady . . Dorothy Drew, 1923 
Captain Standish . . Mary Frances Hartley, C.G. 


Marie O'Connor, 1920 Beulah Havens, 1922 

Anna Manning, 1920 Lalia Charlton, 1922 

Catherine Damon, 1920 Josephine Richards, 1922 

Margaret Milne, 1920 Harriette Gordon, 1920, Pianist 

"lEltza domes to i^taij' 

A Farce in Three Acts by H. V. Esmond 

The Honorable Sandy Verrall Helen R. O'Neil, '20 

Alexander Stoop V err all Margaret B. Durand, '22 

Montague Jordan Louise GlLLIS, '21 

Herbert, a valet Ella Matthews, '20 

Lady Pennybroke Helen T. Lynch, '20 

Miss Vera Laurence Beatrice I. Gilman, '20 

Mrs. Allaway Margaret E. Randall, '20 

Dorothy Marie F. O'Connor, '20 

Scene — Breakfast-room in the Hon. Sandy Verrall's flat, London. 

AFTER two weeks' intensive rehearsal, "Eliza Comes to Stay" was 
presented at the Refectory on the evenings of March 19 and 20 
■ for the benefit of the Endowment Fund. An audience which has 
learned to expect much of the Dramatic Association pronounced the per- 
formance one of the most finished ever given in Simmons halls. 

Eliza was played with sympathetic understanding by Marie O'Connor. 
The transition from the awkward, repelling workhouse girl with her 
Cockney accent and exaggerated plainness of person, to the exquisite young 
woman of charming personality and correct speech, showed remarkable 
versatility and demonstrated anew Miss O'Connor's skill. 

Helen O'Neil's "Uncle Sandy" was a lovable young Englishman alter- 
nately rising to heights of delight at the prospect of welcoming his golden- 
haired, blue-eyed legacy, and sinking to depths of despair when he beheld 
the impossible young person whom he had promised to "cherish." 


The central figures were surrounded by a strong supporting cast. That 
choleric old Englishman, Alexander Stoop Verrall, was played by Margaret 
Durand with a keen appreciation of the possibilities in the part. Miss 
Durand's make-up was particularly effective. Helen Lynch is an easy and 
finished actress and as Lady Pennybroke she duplicated her former suc- 
cesses. One bit of acting between Miss Lynch and Miss O'Connor was 
notable. In it the cold, selfish Lady Pennybroke, deliberately sacrificing 
Eliza (now Dorothy) to family pride, reveals for a moment a very human 
side when she tells Dorothy that she loves her. Here Miss Lynch struck 
a very sincere note which was perfectly upheld by Miss O'Connor. Louise 
Gillis surprised her friends and admirers by fitting perfectly into a mascu- 
line role when they had been taught to look upon her as entirely at home in 
the dainty feminine. As Montague Jordan she gave an amusing portrayal 
of a very dull, entirely complacent, self-centered Englishman, whose great- 
est interest in life had centered about his collection of birds' eggs until he 
condescended to bestow his rather blase affections upon Dorothy. Beatrice 
Gilman made a fascinating Vera Laurence, a dilettante actress yearning for 
a proper vehicle through which to express herself, but ending by marrying 
Uncle Alexander for his money. Ella Matthews as the ubiquitous valet, and 
Margaret Randall as the motherly nurse, played their parts capably. 

The stage settings, constructed entirely from dormitory furnishings, 
deserve mention. 





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Barbara Ellen Joy, President 

Wilma Munt, Vice-President 

Beulah Havens, Secretary 

Margaret Gallinger, Treasurer 

Elizabeth Nowers, 1920 Anne Driscoll, 1923 

Edna Lundstrom, 1921 Doris Lane, 1922 

HOCKEY was more than ever the main interest this fall. The success of the 
season was in a great measure due to the coaching of Miss Diall and Miss 
Collett, and to the efficient managing of the sport by Elizabeth Nowers. Fifty 
girls, composing the four teams, gathered at the Refectory for the first hockey dinner, 
which was a decided success. 

Tennis singles brought out an unusual number of people this fall. Tennis 
doubles will be played in the spring as usual. Hockey will also be continued in the 

Basketball has been splendidly supported this year. Several informal games have 
been played between class teams and dormitory teams which have afforded a great deal 
of fun to the girls. 

Managers of Sports 

Hockey — Elizabeth Nowers, 1920 
Tennis — Ruth Seybolt, 1920 

Track — Elizabeth Nowers, 1920 
Basketball— Barbara Joy, 1920 



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Tennis Counts 

Singles — First place, five points, won by 1919. 

Second place, three points, won by 1922. 

Doubles — First place, five points, won by 1919. 

Second place, three points, won by 1920. 

Basketball Counts 

First place, five points, won by 1921. 
Second place, three points, won by 1920. 

Hockey Counts 

First place, five points, won by 1920. 
Second place, three points, won by 1919. 

Field Day Counts 

First place, five points, won by 1919. 
Second place, three points, won by 1920. 
Third place, one point, won by 1921. 


1919—18 points 
1920—14 points 

1921— 6 points 

1922 — 3 points 

Organized Sports Cup was won for the third consecutive year by 1919. 
Prize Song Cup won for third consecutive year by 1919. 



Bearers of th* "&" 

Frances Jennings, 1923 

Ruth Scully, 1920 

Elizabeth Xowers, 1920 
Beulah Havens, 1922 

Margaret Milne, 1920 

Edna Lundstrom, 192 i 

Margaret Kelly, 1921 

Katherine Willard, 1920 
Mary Williams, 192 i 
Wilma Munt, 1 92 1 
Marion Morse, 1920 

Phebe Romig, 1922 

Ruth Scully, 1920 

Elizabeth Nowers. 1920 (Capt.) 
Beulah Havens. 1922 

Margaret Milne, 1920 

Edna Lundstrom. 1921 

Margaret Kellv. 1921 

Katherine Willard. 1920 
Man- Willliams. 1921 

Wilma Munt. 1921 

Marion Morse. 1920 

Phebe Romig, 1922 

Beulah Havens, 1922 

Barbara Joy, 1920 

Edna Lundstrom, 192 i 

Frances Russell, 1922 

Kathryn Van Xest, 1920 

Frances Klein, 1922 


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R. Seybolt, '20 

M. Kaan, '20 

J. Mason, '21 
B. Havens, '22 

F. Jennings, '23 

Doubles, May 12, 1919 
1919 — Mildred E. Gordon 1921 — Corinne Buchanan 

Mary Tandy, Edna Boyd 

1920 — Margaret L. Milne 1922 — Margaret Gallinger 

Kathryn Van Nest Phebe Romig 

1919 won from 192 1 6 — 3, 6 — 2 
1920 won from 1922 6 — 4, 6 — 2 191 9 won from 1920 6 — 1, 6 — 2 

Singles, November 1, 19 19 
1920 — Marie Kaan 1923 — Frances Jennings 

1 92 1 — Julia Mason 1922 — Beulah Havens 

1920 won from 1922 4 — 6, 6 — 4, 8 — 6 
1923 won from 1920 6 — 3, 6 — 1 1923 won from 192 1 6 — 3, 6 — 2 
Tennis Doubles Cup awarded for fourth consecutive time to 19 19. 
Tennis Singles Cup awarded for first time to 1923. 


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May 22, 1919 


Referee, Mr. Underwood. 

Judges (Field), Miss Diall, Dr. Mark, Dr. Varrell, Mr. Coombs, Mr. C. L. 
Collester, Miss H. E. Martin, Dr. Hilliard, Miss B. Jost. 
Judges (Song), Mr. H. Woldo Rabe, Miss Emily Hale, Dr. G. P. Bacon. 
Official Score Keeper, Carolyn Henderson, '19. 

Assistants, K. Hall, '20; R. Farwell, '20; L. Foster, j 21. 
Clerk of the Course, Mary Klein, '19. 
Official Announcer, Mr. Underwood. 
Marshal, Mary Sawyer, '19. 
Manager, Mildred E. Gordon, '19. 

Assistant, E. Nowers, '20. 

Class Managers, D. Watson, '19; C. Damon, '20; E. Lundstrom, '21; F. 
Klein, '22. 

Field Day Results 

Basketball Throw. Record 69 ft. 2 in. Held by M. F. Dittmer, '17. 

1. M. Coburn, '19 59 ft. iy 2 in. 

2. M. O'Connor, '20 59 ft. 

3. M. E. Gordon, '19 55 ft. 

Baseball Throw. Record 169 ft. 5 in. Held by G. Hussey, '16. 

1. M. E. Gordon, '19 157 ft. 8 in. 

2. R. Sherburne, '19 136 ft. 8y 2 in. 

3. E. Lundstrom, '21 132 ft. 7}i in. 

Running High Jump. Record 4 ft. 8 in. 

1. M. O'Connor, '20 

2. E. Lundstrom, '21 

3. M. Coburn, '19 
P. Buntin, '19 

Held by J. Blanchard, '12. 

4 ft. iy 2 in. 
4 ft. ]/ 2 in. 

3 ft. \\y 2 in. 

3 ft. \\y 2 in. 


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Javelin Throw. 

Record 63 ft. 7yi in. 

1. C. Jones, '19 

2. M. Gordon, '19 
Marie Kaan, '20 

3. B. Joy, '20 

Held bv Carry Jones, '19. 
52 ft. 11 in. 
51 ft. 10 in. 
51 ft. 10 in. 
49 ft. y 4 in. 

Standing Broad Jump. Record 7 ft. \\y 2 

1. E. Lundstrom, '21 

2. D. Watson, '19 

3. R. Scully, '20 

Held by D. Watson, '19. 
7 ft. 8 in. 
7 ft. 6 in. 
7 ft. 1 in. 

Shot Put. Record 29 ft. 4 in. Held by M. Dittmer, '17. 

1. K. Van Nest, '20 

2. M. Alcott, '19 

3. E. Lundstrom, '21 
Running Broad Jump. Record 14 ft. 2}/ 

1. E. Lundstrom, '21 

2. D. Watson, '19 
1. F. Klein, '22 

25 ft. 

24 ft. 9 in. 

24 ft. 4 in. 
in. Held by H. Von Kolnitz, '20. 
13 ft. 9 in. 
13 ft. 3 in. 

27 ft. y A in. 

Hop, Step and Jump. Record 27 ft. Y\ in. Held by F. Klein, '22. 

1. F. Klein, '22 27 ft. *4 in. 

2. M. O'Connor, '20 26 ft. 4 in. 

3. D. Watson, '19 26 ft. 2 in. 

Military Drill 

First Place 1922 

Second Place 1921 

Total Points 

1919—31^ 1920— Y)y 2 1921—11 1922— 

Individual Cup awarded to Edna Lundstrom, '21. 


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HarHtiy laakrtball 

1920 laskrtball 

H. Oakes 

B. Joy 


K. Van Nest 

M. Peterson 

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M. Williams W. Munt 

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D. Higgins M. Gallinger F. Russell 

1923 laaketball 

H. J. Crawford G. Smith H. Goodell 

L. McCann R. Thomas 

Mar. and Capt. 

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M. Kelly, '21 E. Lundstrom, '21 M. Williams, '21 B. Havens, '22 
M. Morse, '20 R. Scully, '20 E. Nowers, '20 M. Milne, '20 K. Willard, '20 
P. Romig, '22 W. Munt, '21 

HOCKEY— 1919-1920 

1920—1922 5—0 

1921—1923 4—3 

1920—1921 4—7 

Hockey Cup awarded to 1921. 


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M. Morse M. Nellis B. Joy G. Miller 

R. Scully E. Nowers E. Skolfield M. Milne K. Willard 

M. Scott Captain L. Bancroft 

1921 finrknj 

D. Busfield E. Lundstrom C. Buchanan L. Osborne 

C. Horner M. Bliss M. Kelly C. Waldron M. Williams 

H. Eastman Captain M. Molloy 

1922 ?|nrknt 

D. Higgins M. Pierce H. Rynberger D. Buck 

C. O'Rourke V. Hurlbut B. Havens V. Smith F. Russell 

F. Klein Captain P. Romig 

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M. French M. McKibben E. Berry F. Smith I. Wilson 

M. Walters F. Tonon A. Driscoll R. Peniston H. Wolfe 



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President, Marion E. Peterson 
Secretary-Treasurer, Gertrude Davis 


Leader, Ruth Scully Manager, Helen Fowler 

Librarian, Eleanor Bowker 


Leader, Margaret Milne Manager, Edna Boyd 


Leader, Mary Rafish Manager, Irma Lauster 

THE Musical Association is composed of the Glee Club, Choir, Mando- 
Club, and Orchestra. 
The Glee Club has made marked progress under the guidance 
of its new and enthusiastic director, Mrs. Carlton Slack. In addition to 
the usual concert of February 27 and 28, and that for the Seniors in June, 
an extra concert was given in November for the benefit of the Musical 
Association, with commendable success. 

The Choir, with its ninety-five members, eighty-five of whom are Glee 
Club members, rehearses every Wednesday afternoon in Library B after 
Assembly. This year the Choir has aimed for a distinct improvement in 
the music for Chapel Exercises. 

The Mandolin Club and Orchestra have developed noticeable skill 
under the efficient and conscientious leadership of Margaret Milne and 
Mary Rafish. 

If every member of the association continues earnestly to support and 
cooperate with the efforts of Mrs. Slack, the future triumphs of the asso- 
ciation will far eclipse those of the past. 


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ON THE shores of Lake George, in northern New York, there is held 
every year during the last ten days of June, under the auspices of 
Y.W.C.A., a conference of delegates from the leading women's colleges of 
northeastern United States. Here every morning during the conference 
are held classes and mass meetings for which the best speakers in the country 
are obtained. In the afternoon intercollegiate sports, both land and water, 
take place. Silver Bay, situated as it is in the heart of the mountains, offers 
an opportunity for ten profitable days of study and meditation after the 
final trying June days at college. 


The annual conference of the Intercollegiate Association for Student 
Government was held this year at Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa., from 
November 20 to 22. Here delegates from forty women's colleges met for 
discussion. This year Simmons was represented by Mary Kimball, 1920, 
and Famie Johnson, 1921. 

A great honor was conferred on us at this conference by the election 
of a Simmons girl to act as secretary of the conference next year. This 
secretary will be elected with the other college officers in May, and will 
be a member of the Council. 


During November and December we were busy raising money by 
minstrel shows, faculty baseball games, and even by shining shoes, in order 
that Simmons might send her quota to the Student Volunteer Conference at 
Des Moines, la. With the aid of the corporation, faculty, and the Boston 
Student Y.W.C.A. we were finally able to send ten girls to Des Moines on 
December 27. At the conference there were eight thousand students, repre- 
senting ninety per cent of the colleges of the United States and Canada. The 
enthusiasm and new "spirit" which the delegates brought back to the college 
amply repaid those of us who had worked so hard to send them.. 






Junior Promenade in South Hall at 8 o'clock. 


The Dansant, South Hall, at 3 o'clock. Given by the Class of 1919. 
Head Chairman, Margaret McCue 

Class Day 


Friday, June Thirteenth 

Senior Promenade in South Hall at 8 o'clock. 
Saturday, June Fourteenth 

Glee Club Concert on the Campus at 4 o'clock. 

Class Day Supper on the Campus at 5 o'clock. 

Step Singing, South Hall Colonnade. Presentation of steps to 
the Class of 1920. 

Dramatics: "The Superior Miss Pellender," presented by the 
Simmons Dramatic Club, in Whitney Hall, Brook- 
line, at 8 o'clock. 

Sunday, June Fifteenth 

Baccalaureate Service in the Harvard Church, Brookline, 
at 4 o'clock. Sermon by the Reverend Raymond 
Calkins, D.D., Minister of the First Congregational 
Church, Cambridge, 

Informal Step Singing on the Campus, at 7 o'clock. 
Monday, June Sixteenth 

Commencement in the Harvard Church at 11 o'clock. Ad- 
dress by Francis Greenwood Peabody, D.D., LL.D., 
Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Emeritus 
Harvard University. 

Alumnae Luncheon in the College Building at 1 o'clock. 

Reception by President LeFavour to the Alumnae and 
Their Friends in South Hall at 8 o'clock. 

Tuesday, June Seventeenth 
Senior Luncheon in South Hall at 12 o'clock. 

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"London Bridge is falling down, 
My fair lady!" 

A^D on the bridge was all the Freshman Fearful Feeling, all the lost 
chord sensations that we may have had the first of the year when we 
just entered our chosen halls of learning — in" brief, we reverted 
to type. 

On the bridge, too, was the modish coiffure and in its place appeared 
pigtails of a tightness that would have turned Sis Hopkins a delicate green 
shade. Beguiling and innocent faces were framed in fat curls, tied with 
smashing big pink bows. Rompers and socks, smocks and overalls — nobody 
would have suspected that "we were not what we seemed." 

Then we played. Played? Of a truth we romped, we gamboled over 
the — no, we didn't either, because it rained, and we stayed in the Refectory. 
And even when it was all over some of us didn't want to grow up 
again, so we dressed up the next day like this : 




OUR Sophomore Luncheon — the best day of the year." It was that 
surely, and not one 1920 girl will ever forget it. From the decora- 
tions, which turned our prosaic mess hall into a beribboned and be- 
flowered nest of yellow, to the presentation of "A Simmons Girl's Dream," 
accompanied by "soft music" and "original verse," it was just what you'd 
want a Sophomore Luncheon to be. 

But you want to know more about that dream, don't you ? — the dream 
with "Prince Rae" in his silk, hat and monocle, fur coat and swallow tail, 
flitting across the horizon followed by the slim, athletic, white-sweatered 
figure (note the slimness of C. Damon), and — oh! — do you remember 
Ed Hall's noisy, nay, even deafening, red necktie and black and white suit? 
"Them was the happy days." 

The serving of the "most delectable of viands" was interspersed with 
our luncheon songs and toasts given by representatives from each of the 
schools. Katink's speech as President is one of the things we remember still. 

Margaret Milne was general chairman of the luncheon, Edna Hall 
was toastmistress, and the representatives from the school were : 

Secretarial, Harriette Gordon 
Library, Margaret Nellis 

Household Economics, Ruth Gabler 
General Science, Marie O'Connor 

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LONG close-packed lines of 
Singing, swaying Sophomores, 
Carrying chains that clanked and clattered like 
Dead men's bones; 

Doleful, deathlike dirges that deranged 
South Hall; 

A clear and concentrated concoction, 
And doughnuts — 
Dark brown and delicious — 
That was 
1920's Sophomore Ghost Walk. 

Viginti viginti, 

Nomen et gloria, 

Sempiterna erunt 

Viginti viginti. 

MAY DAY, 191 8 

"Birds and flowers, soft dew falling, 
Tell us this is May Day — " 

IF THERE'S any truth in that saying about the "early bird," etc., said 
little bird must have enjoyed quite a husky meal on May Day morning, 
for it couldn't have been more than half past four when he hopped upon 
all the repeats in every Big Ben in the Sophomore houses. In other words, 
we "arose betimes" and hied ourselves to the campus. 

It was a gorgeous morning, cool and sunshiny. The May Queen's 
throne was adorned with flowers and foliage gathered in the wilds of Natick 
in the wee sma' hours by one faithful henchman, Rachel Farwell by name. 
And the Queen — but just look at her for yourself. Do you wonder we were 
proud to crown her and sing her praises? 

Then appeared maidens attired in rainbow colors — incidentally cheese- 
cloth — and they entertained us with the dances of Ye Olden Dayes. 

And finally, after we had raised our voices in many a gay and happy 
song, the Queen deigned to favor her loving subjects with royal favor — a 
flower from her bouquet. 

But no, that wasn't quite all. The gentle zephyrs of the early New 
England morn had visited upon us a huge and voluminous appetite and we 
breakfasted in truly royal fashion on — Strawberry Shortcake! 


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WE CAME, we saw, and Nantasket surrendered unconditionally to 
a mere hundred and fifty of us. The engagement took place on 
a gorgeous day in late spring — the battlefield lay calm and peace- 
ful before our advancing troops. Led by General Aff A. Bility, we came 
upon the foe, all unsuspecting, basking quietly in the sunlight. The first 
line trenches were merely a matter of minutes, due, doubtless to the spirit 
of comradeship and light-heartedness — yea, even levity — existing among 
our troops. Flushed with victory and ginger pop, we pressed on, until the 
last trench was cleared. Ah! Rest for the weary! 

Mess call sounded, and except for an occasional crack when the cork 
from a sarsaparilla bottle hit a helmet, the usual "canned willie" and "jahm 
an' tay" were attacked. 

In the meantime, the enemy had recouped their losses and entrenched 
themselves firmly in Paragon Park, where they put up a stubborn resistance. 
At 2.57, however, when our men and their money were well-nigh spent, the 
artillery arrived on roller coasters, surrounded the enemy via merry-go- 
rounds, and the day was won. 

Alas ! What a sight of carnage met our sunburned eyes as we retired 
— victors over the foe. The field, strewn with battered wrecks of pop- 
corn boxes, horrible with decapitated lollipops and little "dogs" mutilated 
beyond recognition, and beyond, the water, reddened with the dye from 
rented bathing suits. 


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May 23, 1919 

ELECTION party! There's a thrill in the air! A thrill of spring, 
a thrill of suspense, of expectancy, a suggestion of something about 
to happen, of great surprises and enthusiasm to come — and, in the 
minds of the proletariat, at least, a dull foreboding, a vague fear that the 
lobster salad may, after all, be only tuna fish. 

The Student Government mass meeting in the spring is always the 
very nicest party of the year, and 19 19 was to us the very nicest year. We'll 
always remember flowers and songs and happiness, and, at the end, a choky 
feeling, as we realize that, somehow or other, between class elections at 
half past four and step singing at seven we had "grown up." 

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We really could have saved time, labor, and expense in 
this contest by declining to count the votes. Everybody 
knew "Peg" Milne was the most popular girl in the class. 
Why, didn't we have the perspicacity to pick her out for 
president Freshman year? And she's gone right on grow- 
ing more popular ever since, just simply because she's 
"Peg." Maybe We don't "love our president, children." 

Of course "Peg" couldn't vote for herself — so there 
was one vote, more or less, left over. Half of this went 
to Mary Kimball, and the other half to Ed Hall. 


Of course Rache Farwell is the best sport we know. 
Who ever asked her to do anything yet that she wasn't 
game for? It's positively guaranteed to make no differ- 
ence what it is. She'll eat anything at any time anywhere, 
she'll trot down to Chelsea Court without a murmur and 
contribute to the upkeep of the city of Lynn by paying 
her speed fine, she'll get up from her "downy cot," go 
down to the Refectory and dance, she'll run off on the li'l 
ol' Remington songs and reports and "table lists" — well — 
just find something in the whole category that she won't 
do, and "you're a better man than I am." 

Ed Hall is the "second-best" sport. We're casting no 
aspersions now on quality — this is simply a "quantitative 
analysis," whatever that is. Nothing ever fazes her — she 
goes serenely on, just as good a loser as she is a winner. 

No collection of good sports would be complete, how- 
ever, without Izzy Jones. She's got a quality of sports- 
manship that's all her own — that needs no further words 
from a harrowed scribe. 


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Florenz Ziegfield hadn't met Katink Damond when he 
expounded his ideas on good-looking girls, otherwise he 
would simply have used the accompanying photograph and 
"called it a day's work." But Miss Damon would rather 
shine with the literary bright lights than with those his- 
trionic stars. "Beauty in a Library" can accomplish so 
much for the higher education of the race ! 

In direct contrast to the dusky loveliness of Miss Damon 
is the delightfully fair type represented — but, we're not 
writing a treatise on the "Death of the Natural Blondes" 
— we're merely trying to say that Fran Newhall got sec- 
ond place in this beauty contest, and Mary Fulton came 
in third. 


Ye Ed is, of a truth, promising. Her future looms 
large upon the horizon. See that billboard over there? 
"Positiv-ely the last appearance this season of Miss Thorn- 
ton, the brilliant young author of 'A Plea for the Bolshe- 
viks.' " Or perhaps we shall hang spellbound over the 
balcony rail as she declaims from the floor of the House, 
bringing tears to our eyes by her impassioned pleading for 
legislation to relieve the overworked secretaries of Sim- 
mons. Whichever it is, we predict that it will be big, and 
go over strong. 

Harriette Gordon, as manager of everything that needs 
managing, shows much promise. That girl do get ads as 
easily as taking candy away from a blind baby. And 
Vivian Harris has done such awfully good work along 
her special scientific line that we fully expect our young 
hopefuls will benefit by it. Oh, well, we are getting old, 
you know. 


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"We thank whatever stars there be" for "Kimmie," the 
most respected girl in 1920. Why, we couldn't help but 
respect her, with her broadmindedness, her devotion to her 
"job" and her willingness to tackle any little stray 
"tawsks" like — oh — drying up a mud puddle by sitting in 
it, in a new coat, for example. "Equilibrium, thou art 
just as much of a jewel as consistency." 

Barbara Widger, in second place, is as worthy of respect 
as she is respected, and Ruth Giles — well — we haven't 
yet searched our inmost literary soul to ascertain whether 
the respect accorded her was called forth by acts of omis- 
sion or commission. But — on to the next spasm. 


You'd have to do two things to realize that Harry 
Gordon is the most capable girl in the class — first look at 
her, and second — give her something to do. She diffuses 
an atmosphere of capability somehow or other, whether 
she's rendering "Dardanella," with variations, or reor- 
ganizing the files in Dr. Eldridge's office, with a less 
amount of variation, we hope. 

Mary Kimball and Ed Hall tied for second place in 
this momentous event. For references in regard to the 
former, apply to President LeFavour or Thaddeus — it 
gets 'em all — and, in regard to the latter, think over a 
few small incidents like the Des Moines Drive, or Class 
Day, etc., etc., ad infinitum. 

Marie O'Connor is the third choice of the class for 
capable persons. With these examples before us, we 
should — oh, but it's very poor to force a moral upon one's 
readers. Let us be original and "leave it to the imagina- 




"Still to be neat, still to be drest 
As you were going to a feast. ' 

So sings the poet, and if he is telling the truth, some of 
us will have to admit that we're only going to a Sunday 
school picnic, and having a "basket lunch," but as for 
Coon Willard, she'd do to sit at King George's right any 
day in the week. She is absolutely immaculate, flawless, 

Harry Gordon upholds the reputation of the day girls 
— whether by "them poil earrings," or the jazzy angle of 
the varied and sundry bits of headgear, we have thus far 
been unable to ascertain. And you'd rather expect Mary 
Moss to be pretty neat, wouldn't you? We've never in- 
vestigated the matter very thoroughly, but we understand 
that neatness is an indispensable aid to good housekeeping. 


Without question the best athlete "in our midst" is Bob 
Joy. You can almost tell the seasons by Bob's impedi- 
menta when she dashes sportily through the sacred halls 
of our Alma Mater. Hockey sticks and tennis racquets 
seem to be a part of her make-up — just like her lovely 
"mangy" but "athleticky" brown sweater. Even such a 
ferocious implement as a javelin means no more to her 
than a shorthand pen, and we have a husky idea that, 
despite all the laws of "sociology," Bob would try ice- 
skating at the equator. 

Katie Van Nest won second place just as she wins in 
tennis and basketball and track, while Helen Oakes and 
Marie O'Connor tied for third position. 



We have the utmost confidence and faith that Mary 
Kimball never would send a wrist watch to the Venus 
de Milo. If there's any need for the application of 3 in 1 
or some similar lubricant to injured dignity or contusions 
and abrasions of the feelings, Mary's the girl who's there 
with the goods every time. 

Rache Farwell is "tactful," too — just how tactful, in 
fact, we'd hate to say — simply because it's been practised 
on us so often. 

Helen Ripley has the faculty of making everybody feel 
exceedingly comfortable. Some people may call it tact, 
but we regard it as a special dispensation of Providence! 
It's a wonderful feeling! 


Said a dashing young lady named Lilli, 
"I certainly must be quite silli, 

Though I give no inducement , 

When in need of amusement, 
Folks come running to me willy-nilli." 

Don't disparage yourself thus, my dear young lady. 
'Tis wit that you possesses — true wit — to conversation 
what tomato ketchup is to pork and beans. And, speaking 
of ketchup, Heinz himself has nothing on Lilli Lynch. 
You've got 57 varieties all your own, and a "line" that 
makes the Atlantic cable look like "40 cotton." Strength 
to your gift of gab! 

Marie O'Connor, the snappy, scintillating scientist, came 
in for a share of the honors attaching to true wit, and 
Ruth Giles of the swift and sagacious secretaries, had 
third place. 





From the vicinity of some five feet ten, with a superi- 
ority of knowledge, poise, and grace, Margaret Withing- 
ton looks down upon the mere "shadow shapes" of the 
rest of 1920. True dignity, we surmise, has never been 
farther away from her than the next minute. 

After this sentiment had been expressed by the class 
"in the usual manner" there were a few votes left. These 
went to Marion Peterson, who also "looks down," etc., 
and to Ruth Scully. 


"Versatility" is a word that's a trifle out of our every- 
day vocabulary, but it seemed to be perfectly familiar to 
our "colleagues" when they voted Marie O'Connor the 
most versatile among a bevy of versatile creatures. For, 
with undue and unsuspected modesty, we admit the fact 
that, if it's good, we're probably "it." After much cogita- 
tion, and extended consultation with one gentleman, Web- 
ster by name, we have decided that versatility is simply a 
five-syllabled rendition of the homely old saying "turn 
your hand to 'most anything." And that's what Marie 
does all right. It's a long "jump" from science to foot- 
lights, with the only landing place the management of all 
the Student Government parties. 

Peg Milne ran Okie a close second for the honors in 
versatility. For four years Peg has done everything any- 
body asked her to, and generally made a success of it. 

Ed Hall had third place, and, incidentally, we want to 
say that that girl has one of the most versatile minds we 
have ever encountered. Count the breaks she makes in 
ten minutes and you'll get our point. 


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We suggest that Sylvia Mishel devote her future to a 
study of substitutes for German dyes, with especial em- 
phasis on something which will neutralize the deep green 
of envy that has seized upon the Secretarial School. Just 
how one mere human can manage to maintain a perfect 
professional grade, and, at the same time, look like a 
"million dollars" strolling carelessly up Fifth Avenue, is 
a constant source of wonder and amazement. Sylvia is, 
without doubt, considered the best-dressed girl in the 
class, but we mustn't stop without saying that Harry 
Gordon and Ed Hall, according to the 1920 "Bun and 
Dadstreet," are rated at about five hundred thousand 
apiece, on Forty-second Street and Broadway. 

"Oh, say not so, Florence, say not so!" Clothes don't 
make the girl. They're just as nice in — well — never mind. 


Peg Milne is the best all-round girl in the class, though 
she used to be considerably "rounder" than she is at pres- 
ent writing. She can do anything — that girl — singing, 
dancing, swimming, tennis, hockey, but — we begin to 
sound like the press agent of a summer hotel. Peg's 
always ready to take a shot at something new, if we may 
lapse into the parlance of the proletariat. 

Mary Kimball came into second place as a sort of "gen- 
eral utility man," and all the rest of the votes went to 
Ed Hall. 


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How she "gets that way" is far beyond our feeble 
power to conceive, but truly, Midge Scott is the brightest 
thing, outside a Buffalo nickel, that we've ever seen. It 
seems to be a faculty of hers to know everything, and at 
the same time, not know it all. Rather subtle, that, but 
you get our meaning, don't you ? We wonder as we gaze 
from afar, in respect and admiration, if, in her dark and 
purple past, she wasn't one of those prodigies who spoke 
Greek fluently at the age of five. But we know she isn't 
all prodigy, when we see her on the hockey field. 

Marie O'Connor is "bright," too, in case you shouldn't 
have gathered it by this time, and really, all you have to 
do is talk to Beatrice Gilman to be bathed in a resplendent 
glow that gives you courage to go on, and restores your 
faith in the ultimate advance of the inner species. (For 
that last ambitious phrase, we are indebted to our common 
friend, Mr. Hayes, of sociological fame.) 


Greased lightning. Going 

Fast as "anything." 

A streak. A flash 

From the ethereal blue 

Like to a tail of 

A comet. Speed as of 

An Erie train. 


Dot Thornton — 

The busiest girl in Simmons. 

Oh, there are others. Midge Scott seems to have a 
good portion of her time occupied between the Review 
and MiC cuts, and stencils and outlines and, as a side 
issue, the corralling of those far-famed A's. 

Charlotte Burnes and Anna Manning are the other two 
busy girls in the class. 

N. B. — To the vast unrecognized multitude — the 
Senior class at large, but never at ease — "verily they shall 
have their reward." 


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Headline — De Palma forfeits his laurels. Speediest 
speed-king of the speedway outdistanced by Mildred 
Jacques, most voluble word-juggler extant. Net speed — 
incalculable. Trying to get a word in edgeways after 
Mildred gets a running start is a Herculean task, render- 
ing her who attempts it like unto a dishrag. 

Eleanor Lynott undoubtedly says more words to the 
minute than Dr.Eldridge when he loses himself in the bril- 
liant oratory of the Congressional Record, and that's going 
some. We'd hate to "take her" in shorthand, likewise 
Helen Oakes, whose volubility is exceeded only by the size 
of her feet. (We know positively that Oaksie's feet aren't 
abnormal, we're simply claiming poetic license.) 


Again Marie O'Connor "copped all the votes." Oh, 
wait a minute, we're writing for publication, and we 
should say "she obtained a majority of the ballots cast." 
Now we can proceed. 

She's the most original girl we know. Having already 
dilated to some extent on her ability to turn from the 
laboratory to the stage, etc., we can't very well carry that 
line any farther without designating our worthy subject 
as a grasshopper, and that would hardly be seemly. We 
don't see how she does it, but she do. 

Some few benighted souls seemed to think that Ruth 
Giles was original, but what few stray gleams of original- 
ity she might have once possessed have long since vanished. 
For information apply to D. Thornton, Editor of 

Lu Lapp is original all right when she starts with 
a "rag and a bone and a hank of hair" and evolves a 
stunning evening dress. To "orig" like that is the end 
and aim of our feeble existence. 


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The president of the Academy is, of course, our best 
student. Marjorie Sprague truly has never "left undone 
those things" — etc. So she's never embarrassed by going 
into a lit. exam, for example, and dilating in most eloquent 
and sympathetic manner upon the work of the foremost 
woman writer of the period, calling said authoress "he." 
Nor yet is she further inconvenienced by having called 
"pediculosis" a disease of the feet like fallen arches. Great 
must be the satisfaction thereof. 

You'd rather consider Marion Scott a "best student" 
when you look at her report — that is, if you don't succumb 
on the spot at the sight of so many A's all at once. Bea- 
trice Gilman, as another best student, can run herself and 
the Review at one and the same time, and keep both out 
of imminent peril. To do that successfully is our idea of 
an exceptional feat. 


"Well," as Mr. Hayes puts it, "there are three bluffers 
in the class of 1920." And that has already let the cat 
out of the bag. Of course Katink Damon walked away 
with the good husky vote cast in this event. Why not, 
when by a few simple "quips and cranks" of her fertile 
brain she becomes an authority on a variety of subjects 
ranging all the way from the libraries of Afghanistan on 
weekdays to the ingredients of white sauce on Saturday 
mornings ? 

Helen Ripley is the second biggest bluffer in our midst 
— "that is to say" she, too, has the — ah — felicity of — ah — 
expression that — ah — well, you know what we mean. 
Helen O'Neil came in on the home stretch for a share of 
the ability to "get away with it." 


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You've heard of those vague indefinite articles known 
as "engaging smiles," haven't you? Well, for a living 
example look at "Gab." On the most painful of occa- 
sions — even vegetable hash for lunch — there has always 
been something to elicit that grin that is "but the outward 
evidence of a cheerful soul" (we like that delicate touch). 

Nobody could come within gunshot of Rache Farwell 
and not know that she was a prince as far as good nature 
goes. When she gets crabby — frayed and frazzled as to 
disposition — it's time to call a halt and reverse gears — 
sorta "fold up our tents and silently steal away," like. 

Elnora Blanchard, too, is one of those engaging crea- 
tures who is quite stranger to a "melancholy far-off mood." 
With her keeping Pete "sweet," and "Gab" and Rache 
managing the Dorms, we get along very nicely. Nope, 
the day girls don't need anybody. They have no strains 
on their dispositions — not even fishballs! 


"Conscience doth make cowards of us all" — all of us, 
that is, except Marion Eaton. For we voted her the most 
conscientious girl in the class, and we've never noted any- 
thing of the "lean and hungry" look about her. We used 
to have a conscience ourselves, long years ago, but since 
Izzy Jones has convinced us of the utter transiency of 
this life, said conscience has been steeped in profound 

Marjorie Sprague's conscience is running — no, not to 
seed — but to word-signs. We have heard rumors to the 
effect that it took the combined antics of "Gab" and 
Margaret Kingsley on Third Floor North to prevent 
Marj from writing perfect Pitmanic shorthand — because 
she's sport enough not to "miss anything" even if she does 
have to use the Sprague method occasionally in a transcript, 

Dot Boulding is also blessed with a lively conscience. 
Anyway, we're glad we've found out at last how it is she 
always "happens" to have things done! 



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HAIL to thee, blithe spirit, 
Speed king thou e'er wert, 
That from ninety or near it 

Pourest out thy heart 
Of frightful speed, in unexpected part. 

Faster and still faster 

From the start thou tickest; 
Like a grim task-master 

For me the speed thou fixest, 
And all the class dost drive 'til e'en the leader kickest. 

What thy speed I know not. 

What is worse than thee? 
For Mr. Haley's comet's tail 

So speedy could not be 
As when thou showerest on that class thy jazzy melody. 

Teach me, sprite or de'il, 

To keep up thy pace, 
For I never heard 

Of boat or auto race 
That panted forth such bursts of speed in such a little space. 

With thy clear, quick beating 

Languor cannot be, 
Cry of struggling maiden 

Is but naught to thee. 
Thou tickest on, and on, and on, and on, relentlessly. 

I scramble fore and after, 

And write down what is not. 
My most gallant effort 

Checks thee not one jot. 
My highest aim in life is keeping up to thee, I wot. 

Give me all the speed rules 

That thou e'er didst know 
So that perfect shorthand 

From my pen will flow, 
And they will stand and marvel, as I marvel at thee now. 


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(With apologies to Life) 

North : "Tea for Three" — all-star cast, including Misses Murdoch, Seiple and 
Hall. Year's run in New York — entertaining to onlookers. 

Astor: "She's a Good Fellow" — starring Ruth Morrill, formerly a chorus girl in 
"The Ruined Lady" and the leading lady last season in "No More Blondes." 

Shubert: "Wedding Bells" — with Mary Moss, ably supported by J. Billy Whats- 

Tremont: "Three Wise Fools" — lyric and score by Ella Matthews. 

Winter Garden: "Mary's Ankle" — dainty and silk-clad — pictured by Miss Mar- 
garet Milne. 

Hollis: "The Copperhead" — featuring Norma McCrillis. 

Bijou : "Buddies" — ably portrayed by the Dolly Sisters, M. Mooney Dolly and 
H. Wood Dolly. 

The MacAlpine: "Canary" — played by Ruth Scully. 

Ye Wilbur : "Love of Mic" — principal role taken by Dorothy Thornton, supported 
by an able cast. 

Old South: "Much Ado About Nothing" — Shakespearian revival with Catherine 

Colonial: "Green Stockings" — Louise Bancroft. 

Plymouth: "The Son-Daughter" — Barbara Joy. 

Park Square: "The Power of Darkness" — splendidly interpreted by Coonie 

Keith's: "The Rainbow Girl" — artistic portrayal by Sophia Rivitz. 

Modern : "So Long Letty" — humorously acted by Ruth Gabler. 

Exeter: "Daddy Long Legs" — featuring Marion Peterson. 

St. James: "Heart Throbs" — the exciting adventures of a beautiful maid, starring 
Helen O'Neil. 

The Fenway "A Tailor-made Man" — K. Hall. 

Boston : "Oh, Boy" — Lu Lapp — reached stardom over night. 

Lynn Auditorium : "Angel Face" — introducing Helen Nickerson. 

Court: "Good Morning, Judge" — with Rachel Farwell and cast. 

Scollay Square Olympia: "Castle to Gutter" — Miss Ripley et al. 


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BREATHES there the Sec so far ahead 
Who never to herself hath said, 
"This is too fast, oh, much too fast !" 
Whose pen hath ne'er been known to cease, 
In letters, or most high-flown speech 
In Congress spoke, long ages past. 

If such there breathe, go, mark her well, 

For her no desk in office cell; 

High is her speed — not one word missed, 

On 1 8 per she won't exist; 

For her no soup o'er gas jet cooked, 

But squab on toast's already booked. 

Living she'll merit great renown, 

And dying, have her name go down 

As one who done a noble deed — 

Got every transcript, on high speed. 

mm Yum mde^ioeo^m hu^o 


M is for the meetings of Dot and her clan of vivisectionists. 

I is for the inquisition exacted by our Editor-in-Chief from her horde of 

quill-drivers, whom she accosts with a "deliver-the-goods" look. 
C is for the characters which it is our pleasant duty to distort into cari- 
R is for the reports of work done weekly by the Board, which — well, ask 

the Editor if she ever saw one — she can take a joke ! 
O is for an occasional idea springing up without warning in the mind of 

some Board member, and resulting in an attack of phrases on the brain. 
C is for the careful, conscientious censorship of Mic material (to which we 

impute the mediocrity of the finished product). 
O is for the obligatory use of Webster by our Board; it also suggests onus, 

objurgation, and obloquy. 
S is for the sleepless nights passed by our Editor-in-Chief before and after 

the receipt of those long-delayed write-ups. 
M is for the martyrdom suffered by the year-book committees in general. 

We might add that it does not necessarily cease with the publishing of 

the book. 


111110 the moe^oeo^m mm\a\ 


WHAT is't can scare like a day in June? 
Then, if ever, come horrid days; 
Then the Faculty gathers to seal our doom, 
And the dread exams come to meet our gaze; 
Whether we've looked, or whether we've listened, 
We find that our notes are too few or missing; 
For a passing mark our lives we pay, 
One credit we buy with a whole night's tasking. 
'Tis flunk cards alone that are given away, 
'Tis only a "D" may be had for the asking; 
Now is the crisis of the year, 

And whatever we've learned that has ebbed away 
Comes back once again (though slowly, I fear) 
To reside in our minds for the space of a day. 
Now the brain is so full that a drop overfills it, 
We are all grinds now, for the Faculty wills it; 
No matter how much we have tried to sham, 
'Tis enough for us now that we've got to cram. 

"My massive Hayes now bring to me, 
And bring to me my word-signs stale, 
For tomorrow I hie me across the dump 
To face my doom, and I cannot fail ; 
Shall never a bed for me be spread, 
Nor shall a pillow be under my head, 
'Til I begin those notes to scan 
Which crown my desk in endless span. 
Perchance I'll have them half read through, 
Ere day create the world anew." 


Coonie Willard at the age of 

two arguing for a 

living wage 

"Shalott" Burns before she got 

the missionary 


Rathe Farwell — the Pride of Ellis Island 

Ah fou Wttt 

B. Gilman in "Over the Top" 

Aside from the coiffure Ella hasn't 
changed much! 

BH1I0 tihhe moophdieosm m^m, 


WEARIED signing blanks at registration, 
With a pen that wouldn't write at all — 
In a state of mental perturbation 

I left the Students' Room, the noisy hall, 
And descended to the book store. 

Thus it was this fall at registration 

That I bought my Waterman's Ideal, it's called. 
If I'd known what pain and agitation 

Keeping track of one small pen would cause, 
It would still be in the book store. 

First I lost it — somewhere round the building — 
Asked three times a day at Information — 

Said it was a black pen — needed filling. 
Then, while in the throes of desperation, 
I found it — at the book store. 



Came February and those awful midyears. 

The gods were kind and still I had my pen, 
But the answers that it wrote for me those midyears 

Made me wish that I had left it 
(Then) in the book store. 

And the letters that for me my "Ideal" wrote 
Which to my father I have often sent, 

Read — "Dear Dad: I'm working hard, but 

Your daughter needs a check for books she meant 
To buy at the book store." 

But when I think of all the notes it's taken. 

Of all the theme and theses it's written, 
Although it's leaked — it's never quite forsaken 

This Simmons girl in work or in her fun, 
Nor has the book store. 


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I wonder when we'll get our Student-Alumnae Building? 

I wonder how many times I can cut that course and get by? 

I wonder if we'll ever have tablecloths again ? 

I wonder why everyone else passes and I flunk? 

I wonder if we can have Prom outside this year? 

1 wonder if finals will be as terrible as midyears were? 

I wonder if I'll ever get my degree? 



U1H0 YUm MDO^OEO^M I]§]g(g} 


Having been duly 
Thrust upon the "Mic" Board 
You are informed that it is 
"Part of your duties 
To do write-ups. 
The names are given you — 
You look them over. 
Out of the seventeen you see 
Four names that you are familiar with. 
You know three of the seventeen to speak to. 
You shut yourself up in your room, 
Open last year's "Mic" 
And look over the write-ups. 
How good they are! 
You never realized what a gem 
Each one was. 

You take one of the names you have been given 
And, supplied by the fact that 
The girl sleeps a lot and is fond of sodas, 
You endeavor to write something clever about her. 
After the sixteenth attempt 
You take another name. 

Ah — this girl is engaged — she should be easy to write up. 
You make several awfully flat remarks. 
They all have been used for the last three years. 
You give her up. 

One more glance at last year's book. 
Oh — quotations ! ! ! 

You spend two perfectly good hours 
Getting quotations. 

You jot down ten especially good ones, 
Then you look at 19 19's "Mic" again. 
Out of the ten you have, eight were used last year. 
Friend family then comes in one at a time 
And inquire as to what you are doing. 
They don't in the least understand 
What a write-up is. 
You don't yourself. 
What's that? 
Supper ready — 
Another good day gone! 


J ^ftenuarrt 

Here ure Vie. \.m> our \i-Vt\t graces, 

Tuielve. W\is to rest avi<S «f«t »n Kioum.. 
Fair TweWtij pi,cVeA us for Vier labor iirfi.u.5, 
And Microcosm -ma.rKe4 u.s for her o»n.. 
When. Hve. golden §aVes are closcA beViinA, a ^J 

iuAo-mtut sTer-rt/ ule siand l 

TV,«-^ u/>\t set us ea.'rmg yearbooks for so^e 

heavenly anget bav\<i -, 

An4 H oa uuV, ° f->l»<" in w> stefs- 1or fte 

fates will grab you., too — 

\\)<l are. wbere u o m uiraYV, oav-'V rtacV, ui . 

so, u,e -ii>> lY a.\\ o^ M ouJ. 








Jfttitex to Aottfritarrs 

tirroroHm (©tfirera 

Editor-in-C/tief Dorothy L. Thornton 

Assistant Editor A. Margaret Nellis 

Business Manager Anna F. Manning 

Advertising Manager Harriette E. Gordon 

Art Editor Marion F. Scott 

A Friend 

Apollo Chocolates, The 

Armstrong Transfer Express Company 

Auto Vacuum Freezer Company 

Batchelder & Snyder Company 

Beattie & McGuire 

Berkeley Lunch 

Boston Buick Company 

Boston Transcript 

Boston Wholesale Millinery Company 

Bowles, C. C, & Co 

Bridges, A. T., Company, Inc 

Bullerwell, C. D., & Co 

Carman's Specialty Shoe Shops 

Carter, The William, Company 

Caustic-Claflin Company 

Chapin & Adams Company 

Chase, Harvey S., Company 

Cleveland Light Sixes 

Cobb, Bates & Yerxa Company 

Cox Sons & Vining 

Daddy & Jack's Joke Shop 

Day, C. S., & Co 

Dieges & Clust 

Donovan Motor Car Company 

Doten-Dunton Desk Company 

Durgin, Park Company 

Employers' Liability Assurance Cor- 
poration, Ltd., of London 

Farquharson Candy Shops 

Fickett Teachers' Agency, The 

Field & Cowles 

Fisk Teachers' Agencies, The 

Flanders, Wm. M., Company 

Galvin, Thomas F., Inc 

Genesee Pure Food Company, The... 


Hathaway, A., Company 

Hayden Costume Company 

Hinckley & Woods 

Hollander, L. P., Company... . 
Houghton-Gorney Company. . . . 

Hovev, C. F., Company 


Independent Ice Company 








xx i 












Johnson, The George T, Company... xxi 

Johnson, L. A., Company xxiv 

Keith, H. J., Company xv 

Kimball & Gilman xxi 

Lombard, Henry S xxvi 

Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company xiii 

Macmillan Company, The xxvi 

Maiden Auditorium x 

Manahan Fashions xi 

Merrymount Press, The ix 

Meyer, Jonasson & Co x 

Miller, J. C, Jr x 

Millman & Litant xviii 

Morandi-Proctor Company xxii 

Notman Studios, The xxiii 

Noyes Brothers xiv 

OBrion, Russell & Co xvii 

O'Connor, F. P., Company xxiv 

Office Appliance Company, The x 

Old Corner Book Store vi 

Olive and Georgie x 

Page, The D. L., Company, Inc xx 

Paine The Stationer xxvii 

Pierce, S. S. Company ix 

Pilgrim Lunch xxviii 

Read, William, & Sons, Inc xxii 

Rhodes Brothers Company xxi 

Rogers, F. M., & Co vi 

Royal Baking Powder Company xix 

Rumford Press, The xxvi 

Sample Shoe Shop Company, The.... xxii 

Shattuck & Jones, Inc x 

Shuman, A., & Co ix 

Silverman xxi 

Smith Brothers xxvii 

Solov-Hinds Company xxvi 

Staples Coal Company ix 

State Street Trust Company xx 

Stowell, A., & Co v 

Vogue Toggery Shop xxi 

Ward's xvii 

Watson & Rivinius vi 

Weston-Thurston Company viii 

Whiting, D., & Sons xxviii 

Wood's Hat Shop xxi 



708 and 710 BEACON STREET 

SOME of the most 
pleasant "College 
Girl Talks" are to be 
heard every day at 
Jays, where the latest 
distinctive styles 
"speak for them- 

Gifts for Girl Graduates 

FOR 99 years the Stowell store has been a medium thru which 
sentiment has found expression. Occasions such as En- 
gagements, Weddings, Graduations, Birthdays, and Anni- 
versaries call for " Gifts that Last." 

^TOWELL'S sell such gifts and welcome you, either as a visitor or an intended pur- 
O chaser. Their stock includes Wrist Watches, Rings, Mesh Bags, Vanities, 
Silver Frames, Bar Pins, Necklaces, Hair Ornaments, Travelling Cases, and much 
else for a girl to cherish. 



Jewellers for 99 Years 


Painters ttttb lerorators 


Members of Master Builders' Association 

Watson & Rivinius 



A. T. Bridges Co., Inc. 

Preservers of 

Fresh Fruits 


Telephone Haymarket 577 

For Books 




27 Bronifield Street Boston 



A Message to th 

W hile other tokens may please, 
flatter or gratify the pride, the 
sweet, simple story of beautiful 
flowers never fails to reach the 
tender side of the human heart. 

Say it With Flowers 

i.A.QUo'iton-o'Qineij Lq. 

\ 1 9 Siemant St., ^BaAfon 

(ft (f« 9»,l Sta«l fliuuf, 
T«£ 3(uqm«Xt2311 ox 2:S12 


"7/" tve made it, it's right" 

ifflarmfarturing l§>prrialiy 


149 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass. 

1898 1920 

Don't Gamble! Eliminate Chance! 

Weston-Thurston Company 

Dealers in 

Choice Meats of All Kinds 

Fresh, Smoked and Corned 

Butter, Cheese, Eggs and 
Canned Goods 


Telephones: Richmond 521 and 540 

Beattie & McGuire 

(Famous for Silks and Dress Goods) 

Dress Goods, Suitings ^( T X ~W7~ ^\ Velvets, Velveteens 

Cloakings k3AJ iJLV.k3 Georgette Crepes 

Chiffon Cloths, Spool Silk, etc. 

Note. — Students of Simmons College will be allowed by ns a Special Discount 
of 10 on all merchandise except during our Semi-Annual Clearance Sales 


Over Emerson's —TAKE ELEVATOR— Telephones { ^£* } Beach 

Visit our New Linen Store — 5th floor 


Staples Coal Company 
of Boston 

40 Central Street, Boston 


for College Girls 

Exclusive Styles 






€&e egerrgmount Press 



&C. &Q. fefc. 

Officers and Students of Simmons College 
are invited to visit the Press, which is 
direclly opposite the South Station, Boston 


Of the Highest Grade 

Perfumery and 

Toilet Articles 

The largest and most complete line 
in New England 


Selected for its Superior Quality from the best 
specialty manufacturers in each line 


S. S. Pierce Co. 



Farquharson Candy Shops 

All candies, sodas and ice cream 

retailed by us exclusively our 

own make, and sold only at the 

following Farquharson Shops: 

371 Washington Street . . Brighton 

1366 Beacon Street . . . Brookline 

140 Harvard Avenue . . Allston 

4 Bowdoin Street . . . Dorchester 

Wail and telephone orders given prompt attention 

1 N S U R A N C E^^ 

98M!LKSTREET^\ 1AB , F L1 ^ Y 






Shattuck & Jones, Inc. 


of All Kinds 

128 Faneuil Hall Market 

Compliments of the 



All makes $15 up, 

terms $5 monthly 

Typewriters Rented, 3 months 

$5 up 

The Office Appliance Go. 

191 Devonshire Street, BOSTON 

(Emnplunmta at 

Independent Ice Co. 

East Cambridge, Mass. 

Pure New Hampshire Ice 

ilfatr&rraamn, ^Ljop 

149 Tremont St., corner West St. 

Lawrence Building, Boston 
Rooom 619 

J. G. MILLER, Jr. 



Telephoni Medford 7S0 


are thoroughly equipped to 
supply Colleges, Schools, 
Institutions, and all large 
users of the best quality of 
groceries from their whole- 
sale store at 


Opposite South Station 


loaimt ©rattBrnpt 

at home and abroad for 

"Straight Americanism" 

— for the cultivation of "an 
American Character," which 
the First American called 




j meld the 

J\ftwcr Udmr 
Developed in the past 
jew weeks from very 

rece/d importations 
featuring the 

Class Day and 
Garden Frocks 

Coats, Wraps, 

and Sweaters 


Afternoon and 

Evening Dresses 

at attractive 
moderate prices 



Distributed by the 



CausticClaflin Company 

Printers of the Microcosm 








Beef, Mutton, Lamb, Veal, Pork, Hams, Bacon, Sausages 

Poultry, Game, Butter, Cheese, Eggs, Olive Oils 

Blaclc9tone, North and North Centre Streets 

t Sausage Factory and Smoke Houses 

Blackgtone and North Sta. 
Curing Plants, Boston and Chicago 

The Employers' Liability Assurance Corporation, Ltd. 

The Original and Leading Liability Insurance Company in the World 

Workmen's Compensation, Liability, Accident, 

Disability, Fidelity, Surety, Burglary, Plate Glass, 

and Steam Boiler Insurance 


SAMUEL APPLETON, United States Mgr. 132 Water Street, BOSTON 




30 North Market and 31 Clinton Streets 



These fine Biscuits are made in an infinite 

variety of pleasing flavors, baked under the 

most ideal conditions. 

JopsE-\yiLES Biscuit ($>mpany 

Bakers of Sunshine Biscuits 

Tweed =0=Wool 

Tailor- Made SUITS 




Tweed-O-Wool Suits 

Have won their lasting popularity 
because of their sterling qualities. 
Where can you find a well made 
tailored suit for more than twice 
the price that is all wool, will not 
shrink or stretch or even shine 
after long and severe wear ? 

Noyes Brothers 

127 Tremont Street 

New Gown Shop, Third Floor 



r_ Chocolates 

-^ \ it4>co€a&4. Mat- cue, di£fa&n? - 


Re(. U.S. P.I. Off. 


For all the Family 

The William Garter Company 

Needham Heights, Boston District, Springfield, Mass. 

The Fisk Teachers' Agencies 

Everett O. Fisk & Co., Proprietors 

2 A Park Street. Boston, Mass. 

156 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 

549 Union Arcade. Pittsburg, Pa. 

809 Title Bldg., Birmingham Ala. 

28 E. Jackson Bldg., Chicago, 111. 

317 Masonic Temple, Denver, Colo. 

514 Journal Bldg., Portland, Ore. 

2161 Shattuck Avenue. Berkeley, Cal. 

533 Citizens Bank Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal. 


Kags and 
Eg£ Products 

72 South Market St., BOSTON, MASS. 



85 Water Street, Boston, Mass. 

Elegances — 

^<aW7*> Dans les Magasins 
((W\}\ Ws& Gris J es Demoiselles 
Uly^. ^ dans toutes les sai- 


A. Hathaway Co. 


■— """" "%n^^y sons de l'annee. Les 
{SfflfEftra models seulement 

Carpenters and 

iffM W ' es P ms individus et 


tihlvm strictement les plus 

jBDIIjill jeunes aussi bien que 

illlvf ' es ln '"' es cm temps 

[IBfljraJ sont montrees. 



rv] Le Service insur- 

1 1 [ 1 passer d' Hovey fait 


JJQ vos choix un plaisir. 

Faites vos emplettes aux Magasins 

Gris des Demoiselles — au second 



Telephone, Haymarket 1279 

(ftompltmenta nf 

Boston Buic 

k Company 

FINE STATIONERY Commencement and Class Day 

Invitations, Wedding Stationery, Re- 
ception and Visiting Cards, Monogram 
HIGH GRADE ENGRAVING and Address Dies, Menus, Programs 

and Dance Orders, Stationery Sup- 
plies, Fountain Pens, Leather Special- 
PRINTING ties an d Brass Goods. 



OBrion, Russell & Go. 

Insurance of Every Description 




Boston Wholesale Millinery Company 

Trimmed Hats — Veilings 
Untrimmed Hats — Flowers and Trimmings 

at Washington Street 

A Discount oi 10 is extended to Simmons College Stndents 


Its Patent Double 

Feed is the only one 

that will sew thick or 

thin goods with equal 


Hand Finished 

Ball Bearing 

Darning done with- 
out the aid of an 

Simple on Construc- 
tion, Silent and Easy 

Guarantee Never 
Runs out 

Sold for Cash or 
Easy payments 

Free Instruction at 
Your Home 


We can supply New Home in Rotary, 

Round Bobbin; also Chain Stitch, 

single thread and Portable 

Electric Models 

Adopted by Boston, Milton, 
Newton Quincy, Wellesley, 
and other leading New Ens- 
land cities and towns for 
school use 

Unto Beware of similarity 
nU1B of names. There is 
but one NEW HOME 
Not made or sold under any 
other name. THE NEW 
cated at Orange, Mass., has 
the distinction of being the 
largest factory in the world 
engaged in the manufacture 
of Strictly High-Grade Fam- 
ily Sewing Machines. 

You don't buy a sewing 
machine often. Get the 
New Home at the start 
and avoid trouble and dis- 
appointments ever after. 

Your old machine taken in 

exchange aB part payment 

New Sewing Machines 


All Makes Repaired 

Paris, Needles and Oil for 

All Machines 

C. C. Bowles & Co. 

Opposite Jordan Marsh 
Furniture Annex 

Sole Boston Agents Tel. 1352 Beach 





Telephone Beach 4384 


8 Winter Street, Boston, Mass. 








has been the 
motto for 
fifty years. 



Royal Contains No Alum 
Leaves No Bitter Taste 


/CONTAINS a wealth of new and delightful 
recipes both easy and economical. Even if 
you have an old Royal book, be sure to send 
for the new Royal Cook Book at once. Free 
if you address Royal Baking Powder Company, 
135 William Street, New York City. 

Royal Baking Powder is used in the cooking 

laboratories n( Simmons College. 



G. D. Bullerwell & Company 


Fruit and Produce 


(north side) 



Good Things To Eat! 


A Store that you will Delight to Patronize 
289 Harvard St., Coolidge Cor., Brookline 



Baggage checked through to destination if you procure your railroad tickets 
in advance. Taxicab stands at North, South, and Back Bay Stations. 
Telephone your orders to — 

Main Office 
271 Albany St.. Bo : 

Beach 7400, or Brookline 3020 

Brookline Office 
m 1296 Beacon St.. Brooklii 

Boston 's Daintiest Candy Shop 

The D. L. Page Co., Inc. 

Makers of 

for more than fifty years 


Exceptional Soda at the Beautiful Fountain 

§>tat? %>Xxn\ ©rust (Enmpattg 


33 State Street 

Copley Square Branch Massachusetts Avenue Branch 

579 Boylston Street Cor. Mass. Ave. and Boylston St. 


Interest Allowed on Accounts of $300 and Over 






Wood's Hat Shop 

Early Showing of 

Smart Ladies' Hats 
Eight Winter St., Boston, Mass. 




D. A. RANGE, "Daddy" J. P. MAHONEY, "Jock" 

Daddy & Jack's 

Boston Joke, Trick and Novelty Company 

Jokes, Tricks, Puzzles, Balloons. Masks. 

Noise Makers, Snapping Mottoes. Place 

Cards. Dinner Favors, Paper Hats and 

Joker Novelties. 

Suitable for Dinners, Parties and Individuals 

Rtlail only 

Up one flight 

BEACH 2690 




We have prepared a Home Combi- 
nation consisting of one handsomely 
nickeled Boston, Oval Fixture, value 
#1.00, and three rolls Boston Oval 
Paper for #1.25. 

Ask your dealer for 

Boston, Mass. 

Compliments of 

Harvey S. Chase Company 

Certified Public 


Telephone MAIN 3660 


Groceries, Provisions 
and Fish 

170 Mass. Ave. 10-11 Harvard Sq. 
Boston, Mass. Brookline, Mass. 

Back Bay 4500 Telephones Brookline 2040 


We invite your inspection of our 

most complete Spring showing of 

Suits, Coats, Gowns, Sport Skirts, 

Sweaters, and Waists. 


10% discount to Simmons Students 

149 TremONT St., Lawrence Bldg. 
Rooms 501-502-503 


Outdoor garments for 
all sport activities 

Tailored Suits, Jersey Suits, Riding 
Habits, Suede Leather Coats, Sport 
Blouses, Middies and 
Bloomers, Stockings 
and Sport Shoes. 


364 Washington Street, Boston 

The Sample Shoe Shop Company 


YV/E are enabled because of our upstairs location 
"' to give you better value than other stores. 
A visit to our store will convince you. Styles to 
suit the most exacting taste. 



Morandi - Proctor Company 

Designers and Manufacturers of 

(taking Apparatus 


Sjotrla, Stestaurants, GUttba, 
Snalttuttona, anb Steamships 


The Notman Studios 





L. A. Johnson Co. 


3. f. (TGImtttor (£0. 

15? Gtomnnt i>tmt 


Fine Provisions 


Restaurant and 

Family Supplies a Specialty 


The Fickett 


/""NFFERS prompt, personal 
^^ service to Simmons Seniors 
who are planning to teach. 



32 Franklin Street 

Boston, Mass. 



A Friend 



Now Introducing Exclusive Designs for Misses in 





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202 Boylston Street, Boston 

DELICIOUS icecream. Make it your- 
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No work or worry, nothing to get out 
of order. Makes smooth, pure cream, 
clean and wholesome. Just the thing 
for any occasion — luncheons, parties, 
auto rides, outings, etc. 

Made in two sizes 

2 qt., price $5.00 — 4 qt., price $8.00 

Forwarding charges all paid 

Auto Vacuum Freezer Co. 

220 V\ est 42nd St., New York City 



Makers of 



Makers to 
Simmons College 

Best Quality and Workmanship 

Moderate Prices 





and Household Economy 


We publish about one hundred valuable texts in these lines. 

We shall be glad to send a Special Catalogue of These Books 
to anyone interested. 

Correspondence invited. 



New Hampshire 

Printers of the Simmons 
College Review 



College Girl 

Send for illustrated booklet 


22 to 26 Merchants Row, Boston, Mass. 


Satloreu §>mta 
anfc Qioattta 


Telephone BACK BAY 396 



Meats, Vegetables 

Family Trade a Specialty 


Meyer Jonasson & Company 

Tremont & Boylston Streets 



Silk Petticoats 








Priscilla's Minuet 

Is the most delicate and deliriously flavored chocolate preparation 
to be found anywhere. 


Wholesale Distributors 

Albert P. Smith 

Telephone Richmond 1647 


Sole Receivers of Randolph Creamery 

Butter, Cheese and Eggs 

2 and 4 Faneuil Hall Market, Basement No. 3 
Boston, Mass. 

Paine The Stationer 

Telephone 306 

Boston and New York Daily &C Sunday Papers 
Periodicals and Magazines 

We invite your consideration of the following list 
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Produced under supervision of Medical Milk Commission 
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Prepared for the individual baby on Doctor's prescrip- 


A refreshing beverage and an easily digested and health- 
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Pasteurized — sealed with tamper- proof seals. 


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It is especially valuable in diabetes, also advantageous in 
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55 Franklin Street 33 West Street 

25 Temple Place 

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611 Berkeley Building LUNCH 11.30 to 3 

Hayden Costume Go. 



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Costumes for the 

Amateur Stage, Operas, Pageants, 

Masquerades, etc. 


Opp. Hollis St. Tel. Beach 3145 



Make your next call for SHOES at this store. Whether 
on pleasure or business, the woman who is well and fash- 
ionably shod is she who lets CARMAN'S SHOES 
solve every foot-wear question. 

$8.00 to $14.00 

Carman's Specialty Shoe Shops 

126 and 162 Tremont Street 

Chapin & Adams Co. 

Butter, Cheese 
and Eggs 

35 South Market Street 

Telephone Richmond 462 

"So Nice and Fresh and Cool" 

A Vassar girl, writing home, said : 

"We are going to have a Hallowe'en spread here Friday night, and 
Orange Jell-0 is to be served for the dessert. 

"Jell-0 is so different from fudge and gingersnaps and the other 
things we eat all the time — so nice and fresh and cool to relieve the 

There are six pure fruit flavors of Jell-O: 
Strawberry, Raspberry, Lemon, Orange, Cherry, 

Little folders in Jell-0 packages contain all the 
instructions anyone needs in making the "made-in-a- 
minute" Jell-0 dainties, but we shall be glad to send 
you the fine new Jell-0 Book if you will favor us with 
your address. 

Le Roy, N. Y., and Bridgeburg, Ont.